The 69th Senior National Volleyball (Men & Women) Championship 2020-21 was concluded today (11th March 2021) at Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium, Campus-13, KIIT – Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar. The event was organized jointly by the KIIT – Deemed to be University and Odisha Volleyball Association (OVA). A total of 58 teams (30 Men & 28 Women) including some 200 International Players (M & W) from across the nation participated in this mega Championship.
For the 1st time in Volleyball National Championship cash prizes were awarded to the top 3 teams (Men & Women) with Champion team awarded Rs.51,000/-, Runner Up team awarded Rs. 31,000/- and 3rd Position team awarded Rs.15,000/- respectively. The Champion & Runner Up cash award was sponsored by KIIT & KISS and the 3rd Position cash award was sponsored by Odisha Volleyball Association (OVA).
Prof. Achyuta Samanta, President – Volleyball Federation of India (VFI), Hon’ble MP, Kandhamal, and Founder KIIT & KISS conveyed his good wishes to all the players, coaches, managers and technical officials who took part in this grand championship and congratulated the winner teams.
69TH SENIOR NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL (M & W) CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21
Date: 05th – 11th March 2021
Venue: Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium, Campus 13, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar
RESULTS MEN CATEGORY
Men Finals : Haryana beat Assam by 3-0 sets
(25-23, 25-18 and 25-19)
3rd/4th Position : Kerala beat Railways by 3-2 sets
(36-38, 25-18, 23-25, 25-21 and 15-12)
Champion : Haryana
Runner Up : Assam
3rd Position : Kerala
4th Position : Railways
RESULTS WOMEN CATEGORY
Women Finals : Kerala beat Railways by 3-0 sets
(25-20, 26-24 and 25-13)
3rd/4th Position : West Bengal beat Himachal Pradesh by 3-1 sets
(25-16, 18-25, 25-21 and 25-18)
Champion : Kerala
Runner Up : Railways
3rd Position : West Bengal
4th Position : Himachal Pradesh
1) Prof. Achyuta Samanta, President – Volleyball Federation of India (VFI), Hon’ble MP, Kandhamal, and Founder KIIT & KISS.
2) Shri. Vishal Kumar Dev, IAS, Chairman Organizing Committee, Principal Secretary, Sports & Youth Services Department and Tourism Department, Govt. of Odisha.
3) Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty, Vice-Chancellor, KIIT- Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar.
4) Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Organizing President & Pro Vice -Chancellor, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar.
5) Shri Ramavtar Singh Jakhar, Executive Vice-President Central Zone and Member-Board of Administration, AVC, CEO-Volleyball Federation of India (VFI)
6) Shri Ashirbad Behera, General Secretary, Odisha Athletic Association & Odisha Football Association
7) Shri. Anil Choudhary, Secretary General – Volleyball Federation of India (VFI).
8) Shri Pankaj Lochan Mohanty, Executive Chairman, MGM Minerals Ltd and President, Odisha Cricket Association (OCA)
9) Dr. Sarat Kumar Sahoo, Managing Director, Om Oil & Flour Mills Ltd., Odisha
10) Dr. Gaganendu Dash, Organizing Secretary, Associate Jt. Secretary, VFI, Hony General Secretary, OVA & Director Sports, KIIT Deemed to be University