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Anahat wins gold; India bags four medals at Asian Squash Junior C'Ships 2023

Anahat, the 15-year-old prodigy, defeated Kwong Ena of Hong Kong 3-1 in the final to become second Indian and first female squash player to win the U-17 title.

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Indian squash player Anahat Singh

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The Bridge Desk

Updated: 21 Aug 2023 9:18 AM GMT

Anahat Singh stood out in India's impressive show at the 30th Asian Squash Junior Individual Championships 2023, held in China.

The Indian contingent won a total of four medals, including one gold and three bronze medals, to top the Championships.

Anahat, the 15-year-old prodigy, defeated Kwong Ena of Hong Kong 3-1 in the final to become second Indian and first female squash player to win the U-17 title.

The Delhi girl, who represented India at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, stood as the epitome of skill and dedication throughout the championship.

Anahat outplayed her opponents with ease at every stage, asserting dominance throughout the tournament.

Her journey to the title included triumphs over formidable competitors such as Doyce Lee of Malaysia in the quarterfinals and Whitney Isabelle Wilson of Malaysia in the semifinals, thus earning her a well-deserved place in the championship match.

In addition to the gold medal, India won three bronze medals. Shaurya Bawa secured a third-place finish in the Boys U19 category, as Pooja Arthi secured one in the Girls U19 section. Aryaveer Singh earned the bronze medal in the Boys U15 category.

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