17th Asian Junior Team, Malaysia (28 Jan – 1 Feb’15)

The Indian girls and boys settle for bronze medals at the Asian Junior Team Championship held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was a massive effort by the Indian girls & boys in their respective semifinals both against Malaysia going down 1-2.

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In the quarterfinals the Indian boys defeated Iran 2-0 following up as they topped their pool defeating Chinese Taipei, Jordan & Sri Lanka 3-0.

The girls finished 2nd in their pool going down to Hong Kong, China 1-2. However, they had easy victories against Chinese Taipei & Sri Lanka 3-0.

Final positions – Boys : 1 Malaysia, 2 Pakistan, 3 India & Hong Kong China, 5 Iran, 6 Jordan, 7 Singapore, 8 Kuwait, 9 Japan, 10 Republic of Korea, 11 Sri Lanka, 12 Iraq, 13 Indonesia, 14 Chinese Taipei

Final positions – Girls: 1 Malaysia, 2 Hong Kong China, 3 India & Singapore, 5 Republic of Korea, 6 Sri Lanka, 7 Chinese Taipei.

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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