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Alok earn silver, Arantxa claims bronze at World Snooker 2019


Indian player Alok Kumar earned silver medal at the World Snooker Championship 2019 for Masters category after losing to Suckakree Poomjang of Thailand.

Alok Kumar was unbeaten during the group stage matches and obtained second seed for knockout, where he won his matches comfortably but spent extra time to defeat Chinese player Li Jian Bing 5-4.

In the final he gave a good start but failed to capitalize second frame and went down 5-1. His last attempt to save the match also went in vain and he lost 6-2 and earned claimed silver medal for India.

Indian women player Arantxa Sanchis also claimed bronze medal for India. After qualifying for knockout stage, she won her first match against Jessica Woods of Australia and then knocked out Bai Yulu of China to confirm medal.

Later she lost to Nutcharat Wongharuthai 2-4 to settle for Bronze.


Antalya :: 09 November 2019




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