India 5th – World Junior Men’s, Quito, Ecuador

The team: Aditya Jagtap, Ravi Dixit, Ramit Tandon, Abhishek Pradhan, Mahesh Mangaonkar and Karan Malik.

India topped their pool defeating Wales (2-1) and Ecuador (3-0).
In the round of 16 India defeated Netherlands (3-0), but lost to Canada (1-2) in the quarterfinal.
In the 5/8 play off matches, India beat France (2-1) & New Zealand (2-1) to finish in 5th position.

India’s performance at the World Junior Men’s has been consistent for the past 5 events. Our best performance was in 2008 when we finished 4th. In 2006 – 6th; 2004 – 5th; 2002 – 5th.

Egypt defeated Pakistan in the final to win the title of the third time. Canada came 3rd ahead of England.


About Cyrus Poncha
I was born and lived in Bombay before moving to Chennai in 2001 to coach the Indian national squash team....what a journey its been!!

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