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Pankaj Advani won the championship by defeating Amir Sarkhosh in Asian Snooker Championship 2021.

Pankaj Advani wins Asian Snooker Championship 2021

Category : Sports
Published on: September 20 2021 Share on facebook

·         India's Pankaj Advani defeated Amir Sarkhosh to win the Asian Snooker Championship 2021. He has won this title for the second time in a row.

·         He is the winner of the previous Asian Snooker Championship held in 2019. In 2019, Pankaj also became the only player to have won titles in all forms of billiards, snooker, 6Reds and 10Reds competitions.

·         Yasin Merchant (1989, 2001), Alok Kumar (2004), Aditya Mehta (2012) were the other Indians who won the championship.

Important facts

About snooker

v  Snooker is a cue sport that was first played in the late 19th century by British Army officers stationed in India.

v  First played: 1875 in India

v  World Games: 2001 – Present

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