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China won 2015 Nongfu Spring World Cup of Snooker

Jun 22, 2015 11:00 IST

Nongfu Spring SnookerChina won the 2015 Nongfu Spring Snooker’s World Cup on 21 June 2015 by defeating Scotland 4-1 in the final match held at Wuxi near Shanghai in China.

The winners of the snooker championship collected 120000 pound sterling prize money.

In the final, China’s B team pairing of 17-year-old Zhou Yuelong and 15-year-old Yan Bingtao defeated Scotland’s pairing of John Higgins and Stephen Maguire.

The previous competition that was held in Thailand in 2011 was also won by China by defeating Ireland.

India stood at the third position in the competition, the best finish so far for India. Indian team comprising of Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta was defeated by Scotland 4-3 in the semi final match.

The Snooker World Cup, a non ranking event, is conducted by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA).

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