GUWAHATI, Dec 2: Assam postal men team bagged the gold medal after 28 years by defeating Andhra Pradesh 3-0 in the All India Postal Table Tennis Championship in Raipur recently. The team comprised of Kaushik Kr Phukan, Radheshyam Sahu, El Syed Hussain, KK Baidya and Bijoy Mazumdar.
In the semifinals, Assam caused an upset defeating defending champion Gujarat 3-2. The Assam women team under the captaincy of Papori Bora bagged the silver medal. In the finals, Assam lost to Gujarat 1-3. The women�s team comprised of Karishma Azmi and Kakoli Lahkar.
In men and women�s singles, Kaushik Kr Phukan and Papori Bora won silver medals.
In mixed doubles, Kakoli and El Syed won gold and Kaushik pairing with Karishma won bronze. In men�s doubles, Kaushik pairing with R Sahu won the bronze medal.