Pakistan wins Asian Junior Squash Under-13 title

Pakistan has won Asian Junior Squash Under-13 title after a span of six years.

In the final played in Dalian, China today, Pakistan’s Nauman Khan defeated his compatriot Ahmed Khalil. In the Under-17 category Pakistan’s Abdullah Nawaz won the bronze medal. 

In the Under-17 category, Abdullah had Nawaz lost to Low Wa Sem of Malaysia 4/11, 11/6, 6/11, 12/10, 7/11, yesterday, and as a result managed to bag the bronze medal.

Yesterday, Nauman Khan beat Yen Tsz Long of Hong Kong 11/2, 11/5, 11/6 and Ahmad Khalil defeated Lokkesh Wigneswaran of Malaysia 11/2, 11/4, 11/9 to secure their place in the final.

Earlier, Ahmad defeated India’s Aryaman Singh 3-1 in the first quarter-final and secured his place in the next round. The Pakistani lost the first game but then showed great resilience and won three consecutive games.

Comments are closed.