IUB wins gold in mixed doubles table tennis


Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) has won gold in the mixed doubles table tennis event beating Jagannath University in straight sets in the ongoing Bangabandhu Inter-University Sports Championship.

The IUB mixed doubles team comprised Sharmin Islam Shroddha, student of Computer Science and Engineering, and Md. Rifat Mahmud Sabbir, student of Human Resources Management. The final match was held at the Ashulia campus of Daffodil International University on Saturday, September 17, 2022.

Earlier in the day, IUB reached the finals beating North South University in straight sets in the semifinals. With this win, IUB has now won a total of four medals in the championship: two golds, one silver and one bronze.

IUB Vice Chancellor Tanweer Hasan, PhD, said, “Yet another wonderful moment for IUB. Kudos to Sharmin Islam Shroddha and Md. Rifat Mahmud Sabbir for winning gold in mixed table tennis. In every event that IUB placed at the top in this championship, our male and female students have done equally well. The success in mixed doubles table tennis signifies that when men and women work in tandem, only good things can happen.”