Indian contingent wins Gold and Silver in 16th Asian Junior Squash Championship
The Indian squash contingent returned with a Gold Medal (Girls team) and a Silver medal (Boys team). This feat has been achieved only for the second time ever. The first time was in 2003.
The Girls’ Team comprised
1. Anaka Alankamony
2. Aparajitha Balamurukan
3. Harshit Kaur Jawanda
4. Lakshya Ragavendran
The Boys’ Team comprised
1. Mahesh Mangaonkar
2. Kush Kumar
3. Madhav Dhingra
4. Deepak Mishra
The girls team won the Gold medal for only the 2nd time.
Final: India bt Hong Kong 2-1.
Semi finals: India bt Malaysia 2-1.
Pool matches: India bt Korea 3-0, bt China 3-0 and bt Japan 3-0.
The boys team finished runner up.
Final: India lost to Pakistan 0-2. India
Semi finals: India bt Hong Kong 2-1
Quarterfinals: India bt Iran 3-0
Pool: India bt Jordan 3-0, bt China 3-0 and bt Korea 3-0.
|India||Hong Kong, China|
|Hong Kong, China||Japan|