PESHAWAR: Pakistani players won three gold medals and one silver medal in the 25th Asian Junior Squash Championship 2018 in Chennai, India, in different categories on Saturday.
In the Under-15 final, Pakistani youngster Muhammad Hamza Khan faced local lad Arnav Sareen. Hamza started the final as underdog, but he overcame the challenge of playing against the local favourite and won the title. In the Under-17 final, Haris Qasim defeated Amir Azhar of Malaysia. In the Under-19 final, Abbas Zeb defeated Hong Kong’s Chung Yat Long.
Meanwhile, Anas Ali Shah lost to host nation’s Yuvraj Wadhwani in the Under-13 category final.
Pakistan Squash Federation President Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Senior Vice President Air Marshal Shahid Akhtar Alvi, former world squash champion Qamar Zaman, Jansher Khan and others had sent their congratulation messages to the champions and the federation has assured all out support to the juniors in coming events.