UAE: Bunts Dubai successfully organized a Volleyball and Throwball tournament at the Wanderer’s Club Sharjah here, on December 4.
The programme began with a colorful march past, which included young children carrying flags of UAE and India. The volleyball and throwball tournament was inaugurated by Mr World, Pavan Shetty, and the main sponsors of the tournament, Premanath Shetty and Bhagya Shetty.
The inaugural programme began with an invocation followed by a welcome dance. The Karnataka State Anthem was sung followed by the National Anthems of UAE and India. Athlete Shruthi Dinakar administered the oath to the participants.
Mr World title winner Pavan Shetty, who was specially flown from India to take part in the tournament, was felicitated by Bunts Dubai. Ganesh Rai read out the citation. Sarvotham Shetty compered the programme.
In the women’s throwball final match, Bunts Dubai won the Throwball Championship by defeating Abu Dhabi Karnataka Sangha. Bunts Dubai also won the Men’s throwball Championship by defeating Coastal Friends. Indian Spikers won the Men’s Volleyball championship by defeating Chilly Willy team.
Various competitions were held for the children. Pavan Shetty distributed the prizes to the winners.
Best Spiker – Sangeetha Shetty (Bunts Dubai)
Best Defender – Akshatha Shetty (Bunts Dubai)
Best Al-rounder – Chethana Prabhu (Abu Dhabi Karnataka Sangha)
Best Smasher – Anoop D’Costa (Chilly Willy)
Best Setter – Sameer (Chilly Willy)
est Al-rounder – Sujith Acharya (Indian Spiker)
Best Spiker – Kiran Shetty (Bunts Dubai)
Best Defender – Ashlin (Coastal Friends)
Best Al-rounder – Ranjith Shetty (Bunts Dubai)
In the meantime, Cynthia, Jacintha, Deepthi Salian, Anand, Naveen, Vinod Shetty, Sampath Shetty and Naveen were honoured for their support and co-operation for conducting the tournament.