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India's Velavan Senthilkumar wins U-19 Asian Junior Individual squash title in Kuala Lumpur

In the final clash played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Senthilkumar defetaed Jordan's Mohammad Al-Sarraj 12-14, 9-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7.

Sep 26, 2016 08:00 IST
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Velavan Senthilkumar India's Velavan Senthilkumar on 24 September 2016 bagged the Under-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship title. In the final clash played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he defeated Jordan's Mohammad Al-Sarraj 12-14, 9-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7.

The Chennai player, who trains at the Indian Squash Academy, is the second Indian to win the title after Ravi Dixit in 2010.

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From among 31 Indian players in various age categories at the tournament, there were two more medal winners in Tushar Shahani, who claimed silver in boys'U-17, and Yash Fadte who earned a bronze in boys' U-15 section.

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