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Indians start strong at 31st Asian Junior Squash C’ship in Pakistan

Yusha Nafees and Dhruv Bopana started strongly in the U-17 and U-13 categories; Lokesh Subramani lost in U-15.

Indians start strong at 31st Asian Junior Squash C’ship in Pakistan
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Indian squad for 31st Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship 2024.

By

The Bridge Desk

Updated: 26 Jun 2024 3:56 AM GMT

Yusha Nafees and Dhruv Bopana have started strongly with wins at the 31st Asian Junior Individual Squash Championships taking place in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Yusha Nafees, seeded sixth in the boys U-17 category, overcame a spirited challenge from local contender Ubaid Ullah. Nafees sealed his victory with the scoreline of 11-7, 10-12, 11-5, 11-4.

Meanwhile, Dhruv Bopana delivered a commanding performance over Iranian player Amirreza Alvansaz Yazdi thus asserting his dominance. Bopana convincingly breezed past Yazdi with a scoreline of 11-4, 11-2, 11-7 in the boys U-13 category.

Disappointment in the U-15 category

Lokesh Subramani faced a tough challenge from Sim Yeak Wei from Malaysia in the boy's U-15 category. The Malaysian made Lokesh concede with the scoreline of 7-11, 11-4, 11-5, 11-2.

Asia's Youth Squash Showdown

Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship will feature 12 nations, comprising Hong Kong, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, and Sri Lanka. The five-day event will see a total of 107 male players, 84 female players, 36 officials, and 44 parents actively involved.

Participants will engage in competitive matches across four categories: U-19, U-17, U-15, and U-13 respectively.

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