The 24th Asian Junior Individual Championships 2017 has come to a successful conclusion on Saturday, 19 August at Amman, Jordan. At his hometown, Mohammad Al-Sarraj wins Jordan the first-ever Asian Junior Under 19 Boys’ Individual Championship title by beating his Pakistani opponent Mansoor Zaman in 5 sets. On the other hand, the Japanese top junior woman’s player, Satomi Watanabe, also brings home the first gold medal of the Asian Junior Under 19 Girls’ Individual Championship.
Besides, Macau China also made history of having their first medal in the Asian Junior Individual Championships after its girls' player Yeung Weng Chi finished co-3rd with Navmi Shama of India in the Girls' Under 17 Category.
The 5-day Championships has attracted the top junior squash players from 13 Asian countries to compete in the eight categories: Boys and Girls, each with Under 19, Under 17, Under 15 and Under 13 four age group. Malaysian Team is again the big winner of the Championships of gaining 5 Golds in the Boys Under 17, Under 15 and Under 13 as well as in the Girls Under 15 and Under 13 respectively. The all-Hong-Kong-final of the Girls Under 17 Category allows Hong Kong to clinch one gold medal.
“Congratulations to all the winners and the member nations. I would also like to thank Jordan Squash Federation, who made the Championships all the success and a wonderful memory for all the participants. Thanks should also be extended to all the officials, referees and the parents,” said Mr. David Mui MH, JP, the ASF’s President.
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Results of the 24th Asian Junior Individual Championships 2017
Gold - Mohammad Al-Sarraj (Jordan)
Silver - Mansoor Zaman (Pakistan)
Bronze - Alireza Shameli (Iran) / Abdul Malik (Pakistan)
Gold - Xiow Yee Xian (Malaysia)
Silver - Tushar Shahani (India)
Bronze - To Wai Lok (Hong Kong, China) / Danial Nurhaqiem Bin Shah Izham (Malaysia)
Gold - Muhammad Amir Amirul Bin Azhar (Malaysia)
Silver - Neel Joshi (India)
Bronze - Danial Gharooni (Iran) / Asad Ullah (Pakistan)
Gold - Joachim Chuah Han Wen (Malaysia)
Silver - Yuvraj Wadhwani (India)
Bronze - Paarth Ambani (India) / Mohammad Huzaifa Ibrahim (Pakistan)
Gold - Satomi Watanabe (Japan)
Silver - Ho Ka Wing (Hong Kong, China)
Bronze - Ashita Pranaya Bhengra (India) / Sunayna Kuruvilla (India)
Gold - Chan Sin Yuk (Hong Kong, China)
Silver - Lui Hiu Lam (Hong Kong, China)
Bronze - Navmi Shama (India) / Yeung Weng Chi (Macau, China)
Gold - Jessica Keng Jiai Hui (Malaysia)
Silver - Kiroshanna Manoharan (Malaysia)
Bronze - Ananya Dabke (India) / Yoshna Singh (India)
Gold - Aira Azman (Malaysia)
Silver - Lam Tse Yee, Toby (Hong Kong, China)
Bronze - Tam Mariko Cho Nga (Hong Kong) / Yuvna Gupta (India)