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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 Anaka Alankamony Aparajitha Balamurukan Harshit Kaur Jawanda Lakshya Ragavendran The Boys Team comprised Mahesh Mangaonkar Kush Kumar [...]

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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

Coaches

Subramaniam Singaraveloo
Cyrus Poncha

The girls team won the Gold medal for only the 2nd time.

The results:

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.

The results:

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.

POSITIONS

BOYS

GIRLS

1

PakistanIndia

2

IndiaHong Kong, China

3

Hong Kong, ChinaJapan

3

MalaysiaMalaysia

5

KuwaitKuwait

6

KoreaKorea

7

IranSri Lanka

8

JapanChinese Taipei

9

SingaporeChina

10

Qatar

11

Jordan

12

Sri Lanka

13

Chinese Taipei

14

Lebanon

15

China

Published with permission from Cyrus Poncha.

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