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Joshna Chinappa wins gold medal in women’s individual squash at SAG

India’s ace squash player Joshna Chinappa has won the gold medal in women’s individual category at the 12th South Asian Games (SAG).

In the final match played at R G Baruah Sports Complex in Guwahati, she defeated Pakistan’s Maria Wazir by 10-12, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7 score. With this she became first Indian squash player to win individual gold medal in 2016 SAG.

Men’s individual category

Nasir Iqbal of Pakistan won the on the gold medal in men’s individual category at the 12th SAG. In the final match, he defeated Farhan Zaman of Pakistan by 14-12, 11-7, 11-9 score.

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Joshna Chinappa wins WSA Victorian Open title of squash

India’s ace female squash player Joshna Chinappa won the prestigious US 15,000 dollars Victorian Open squash competition.

In the final match of the WSA event played at Melbourne, Australia she defeated second Denmark’s Line Hansen by three set score of 11-5, 11-4 and 11-9. It was her overall tenth WSA title and the last one was Richmond Open title won in April 2014.

In the men’s category, Australia’s Ryan Cuskelly won the title. In the final match he defeated Greg Lobban of Scotland by three set score of 12-10, 13-11 and 11-9.

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