Bhubaneswar; Odisha will host the 80th Senior National Table Tennis Championships after a gap of 12 years. The state had hosted the event in 2001 and in 2006. It will be held in Cuttack in all probability.
The decision to allot the event to Odisha was taken during the 81st AGM of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI), held at Gurugram yesterday.
The other decision the house approved was the national calendar for all five zonals, Inter-Institutional Championships, Cadet and Sub-Junior Nationals as well as Junior and Youth Nationals, taking into consideration India’s participation in various international events including the Asian Games in August.