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India Bagged One Gold and Two Bronze in 2013 IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship

India’s Vidya Pillai and Arantxa Sanchis won the gold for team title in the 2013 IBSF World 6-red Snooker Championship after defeating Hong Kong.

Oct 8, 2013 14:13 IST
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Indian women pair of Vidya Pillai and Arantxa Sanchis won the gold for team title in the 2013 IBSF World 6-red Snooker Championship after defeating Hong Kong in the final at Carlow, Ireland on 6 October 2013.

India also clinched two bronze through Chitra Magimairajan and Varshaa Sanjeev in the women's team event as well as Shivam Arora in the men's individual event.
 
Vidya Pillai and Arantxa Sanchis defeated two-time IBSF champion Ng On Yee and So Man You of Hong Kong 3-2 (23-74, 68-41, 51-46, 4-64, 55-36) in the final to clinch the gold. The Indian women pair earlier defeated England 2-1 in the semifinals.

Chitra Magimairajan and Varshaa Sanjeev in the meanwhile, lost to Ng On Yee and So Man You of Hong Kong in the semifinals and secured bronze.

In men's individual event, Shivam Arora lost to Duane Jones of Wales 5-2 in the semifinals and secured bronze.

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