CHENNAI – Pakistani squash players have won three gold medals in different categories in the Asian Junior Squash Championship in India.
Pakistani squash player Mohammad Hamza Khan became Asia’s Under-15 champion after defeating India’s Arnaav Sareen.
Hamza won a gold medal in the U-15 category after he defeated Sareen in straight sets of 11-6, 11-9 and 11-9.
In the Under-17 category, Pakistan’s Haris Qasim bagged a gold medal after defeating Amir Azhar of Malaysia with a score of 10/12, 8/11, 11/9, 11/5, 11/9.
Pakistan also emerged victorious in the Under-19 category as Abbas Zeb took gold after defeating Hong Kong’s Chung Yat Long with a score of 11/4, 11/3,11/4.
Anas Ali Shah, who contested in the U-13 category, won a silver medal after he lost to India’s Yuvraj Wadhwani.
The Pakistan Squash Federation has expressed delight over the performance of Pakistan’s junior team in Asian junior Squash Championship and has hoped for a better future in sport for the country.