Mumbai:The Uttam Chandarana Memorial Maharashtra State Veterans Table Tennis Championship, co-sponsored by Polycab, will be hosted by P.J. Hindu Gymkhana on January 11 and 12.The tournament has attracted 200 individual entries that include stalwarts Sunil Babras and Prakash Kelkar and 45 teams in which Jain Sports of Solapur are the favourites. The winners will represent State at the forthcoming Veterans Nationals in Dharamsala.

Late Uttam Chandarana was a doyen of Indian table tennis who defeated world champion Ivan Andreadis of Czechoslovakia in 1954 and won several men’s singles national titles.

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