Dr. Prakash Vaze Sports Foundation - All Maharashtra Medico Sports Festival
June 14, 2012

Event Coverage

As announcedon 3rd April Dr. Prakash Vaze Sports Foundation organized 13th Vanashree All Maharashtra Open Medico Carrom Rotating Trophy and 13th Late Shri V.G.Vaze Memorial Rapid Medico Chess Trophy at Mulund Gymkhana on 3rd April.

The tournament started at 11am with chess and carom matches going on simultaneously. A well know Surgeon from Mahatma Gandhi ESIS Hospital, Parel Dr.Gajanan Bhagat showed A big Power play by remaining unbeaten in total round robin league phase and scalped again 13th Vanashree All Maharashtra Open Rotatory Carrom Trophy, Prestigious Supreme award in Medico carrom. In the Final, he defeated very Dr. K.S.Thakur, Medical officer from Viraj Profile Ltd. Boisarby 25-5. However, Dr. Thakur pairing with Dr. Sunil Patil, a well known Surgeon from Thane took the revenge by defeating Dr. Bhagat and Dr. Ali Shaikh, an Oncologist from Hinduja Hospital in a nail biting finish in the Doubles Finalby 25-19.

Dr. Deepak Tandel, a Government Medical Officer from Thane won the 13th Late Shri. V.G.Vaze Memorial All Maharashtra Open Rapid Rotating Chess Trophy after gap of 2 years. When he defeated Dr. Vijay Pethe, dentist from Thane in final round, he remained undefeated throughout the tournament with 4 points. Last year title holder. Dr.Chandrashekhar Rajpathak from Kalwa has to be satisfied with 2nd slot. Third place went to Dr. Vijay Pethe.

The tournament went smoothly and all the doctors were glad to meet their counter parts from different corners of Mumbai. Dr. Shardul Maindargikar said,“It will be wonderful to have similar sports tournaments frequently. It feels great to participate in such sports activities and it also gives us a chance to get along with other doctors and have a great time together.” Many doctors seem to second his opinion and at the same time they also had a complaint that the younger crowd is not much enthusiastic about participating in such activities. All the doctors were of the opinion that more and more young doctors should participate in this Medico Sports event and enjoy its’ benefits.

This successful Medico event was followed by prize distribution ceremony. Dr. Vivek Deshpande, Chairman of Lokmanya Tilak English High School,Mulund was the Chief Guest and gave away the prizes to the winners.

  

  

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