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Geet Sethi




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Awards

1986 Arjuna Award
1992 Khel Ratna
1992 Padma Shree
1993 KK Birla Award



Highest Achievements

Nine-time World Champion
5 Pro-Billiards,
3 Amateur Billiards
1 World Snooker (Team)

Date Of Birth:

19 April 1961

Represents:

Gujarat State

City, State:

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Highest Break

1276 Billiards
147 Snooker

Cue is Use:

Omin Cue

Practice at:

Ellisbridge Gymkhana

Employed With:

Entrepreneur

Other Activites:

Founder Olympic Gold Quest




RECORDS

 

Billiards - Created a world record of 1276 points break in the year 1992 World Billiards Championship, and held it for 15 years i.e. up to 5th October 2007, when Peter Gilchrist of Singapore broke that by crafting his break of 1346. Geet also holds an unofficial break of 1617 in 70 minutes (in practicing).

Snooker - The First amateur in World to have 147 maximum in the Snooker match. He recorded this break on 21.02.1988.

 

Interesting Fact - Geet is the only cueist in the world (either living or dead) who scored 1000+ in Billiards and 147 (the maximum) in Snooker.

These records are entered in the Guinness Book of World Records too.


TOURNAMENT RECORDS
- 2019 World Masters Team Snooker - Bronze
- 2013 World Billiards Championship - Quarter Finalist
- 2011 WPBSA World Billiards Championship - Top 16
- 2011 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) - Quarter Finalist
- 2011 78th Indian National Billiards Championship - Rank 3
- 2011 Asian Billiards Championship, Kish Island (Iran) - Quarter Finalist
- 2011 CCI Invitational Snooker Tournament - Pre-Quarter Finalist
- 2010 World Pro Billiards Championship :: Leeds (UK) - Semi Finalist
- 2010 77th Indian National Billiards Championship - Rank 7
- 2010 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Time Format) - Bronze Medalist
- 2010 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) - Bronze Medalist
- 2010 Asian Billiards Championship, Indore - Quarter Finalist
- 2010 Alumni Club All India Invitation Snooker Championship, Chennai - Pre-Quarter Finalist
- 2009 VIP MATRIX All India Invitation Snooker Championship, Chennai - Quarter Finalist
- 2009 IBSF World Snooker (Masters) Championship - Quarter Finalist
- 2009 3rd Indoor Asian Games English Billiards (Individual) - Quarter Finalist
- 2009 76th Indian National Snooker Championship - Rank 8
- 2009 76th Indian National Billiards Championship - Runner-Up
- 2009 EBOS Denis Wood Memorial Open Billiards Championship :: Birmingham - Semi Finalist
- 2009 EBOS European Open Billiards Championship :: Belgium - Semi Finalist
- 2009 G.Raman Nair Annual Billiards Championship 2009 - Winner
- 2009 Shyam Shroff Memorial - Khar Gymkhana Invitational Snooker Tournament - Quarter Finalist
- 2009 8th Asian Billiards Championship, Pune, India - Quarter Finalist
- 2009 English Open Billiards Series # 5 @ Prestatyn - Quarter Finalist
- 2009 CCI Platinum Jubilee Snooker Championship - Round 16
- 2008 5th PYC-ATC Snooker Challenge (Team Event) - Runner Up (Team: Strachan Champs)
- 2008 75th Indian National Snooker Championship - Top 16
- 2008 75th Indian National Billiards Championship - Runner-Up
- 2008 IBSF World Snooker (Masters) Championship :: Wels (Austria)  - Runner-up
- 2008 ASCA - All India Invitation Snooker Championship :: Chennai - Quarter Finalist
- 2008 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Time Format) :: Bangalore (India) - Semi Finalist
- 2008 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) :: Bangalore (India) - Runner-Up
- 2008 World Pro Billiards Championship :: Leeds (UK) - Runner-up
- 2008 English Billiards Open Series @ Prestatyn - Winner
- 2008 Fifth R.K. Gupta Memorial - Alexander Club (Meerut) Billiards Tournament - Semi Finalist
- 2008 Yasin Merchant Classic Doubles Snooker Tournament - Participated (Partner :: Aditya Mehta)
- 2007 74th Indian National Billiards Championship - Rank 3
- 2007 74th Indian National Snooker Championship - Rank 8
- 2007 IBSF World Snooker (Master) Championship - Semi Finalist
- 2007 Indoor Asian Games English Billiards - Silver Medal
- 2007 IBSF World Billiards Championship (time format) - Rank 3
- 2007 IBSF World Billiards Championship (point format) - Quarter Finalist (Top 8)
- 2007 World Professional Billiards Championship - Semi Finalist
- 2007 Kharagpur South Institute Invitational Billiards Championship - Winner
- 2007 Kharagpur South Institute Invitational Snooker Championship - Winner
- 2007 MIG Club All India Invitational Snooker Championship - Runner up
- 2007 Irish Open Billiards Champion
- 2007 73rd Indian National Billiards Champion
- 2006 Doha Asian Games (Billiards Doubles) - Bronze Medal (with Ashok Shandilya)
- 2006 IBSF World Snooker Championship [Masters] - Quarter Finalist
- 2006 USA Sr. Team Snooker Championship - Winner ( along with Devendra Joshi & BVS Moorthy)
- 2006 World Professional Billiards Champion
- 2005 IBSF World Billiards Championship - Runner up
- 2003 IBSF World Billiards Championship - Runner up
- 2002 Asian Games Billiards Singles Bronze Medalist
- 2002 Asian Games Billiards Doubles Silver Medalist
- 2002 IBSF World Billiards Championship - Runner up
- 2001 IBSF World Billiards Champion
- 1998 World Professional Billiards Champion
- 1998 Asian Games Billiards Doubles Gold Medalist (with Ashok Shandilya)
- 1997 Indian National Billiards Champion
- 1996 World Professional Billiards - Runner up
- 1995 World Professional Billiards Champion
- 1993 World Professional Billiards Champion
- 1992 World Professional Billiards Champion
- 1988 Indian National Billiards Champion
- 1988 Indian National Snooker Champion
- 1987 IBSF World Billiards Champion
- 1987 Indian National Billiards Champion
- 1987 Indian National Snooker Champion
- 1986 Asian Billiards Champion
- 1986 Indian National Billiards Champion
- 1986 Indian National Snooker Champion
- 1985 Indian National Billiards Champion
- 1985 Indian National Snooker Champion
- 1985 IBSF World Billiards Champion
- 1984 International Points Snooker Champion 1984
- 1982 Indian National Billiards Champion