Pankaj Advani won IBSF 6-Red World Snooker title in Egypt

Indian cueist, Pankaj Advani won his maiden IBSF 6-Red World snooker title at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt by defeating Kacper Flilpiak of Poland.

Created On: Jun 30, 2014 12:12 ISTModified On: Jun 30, 2014 14:48 IST

Pankaj AdvaniPankaj Advani, the Indian cueist on 29 June 2014 won his maiden IBSF 6-Red World snooker title at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. To win the title, he defeated Kacper Flilpiak of Poland in a game that lasted for an hour.

The win helped Advani to create a history of being the first player in the world to win world titles in the long and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker. For Advani, this was maiden 6-Red World title and ninth overall. This win also took, Advani to highest tally of world titles by any Indian cueist in the Open (Men's) category.

About Pankaj Advani
• He won his first world title at the age of 18 and is only Asian to have ever won both the Billiards and Snooker World Championships
• He is also one of the youngest Indians to be honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award
• He has also been conferred with the Arjuna and Padmashree awards

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