01 May 2017

Joshna Chinappa becomes first Indian to win Asian Squash title

Joshna Chinappa becomes first Indian to win Asian Squash title


Joshna Chinappa scripted history by becoming the first Indian to clinch the Asian Squash title with a thrilling win over compatriot Dipika Pallikal Karthik in the women's final.

The event was organized in Chennai. Earlier in the men's final, top-seeded Max Lee of Hong Kong kept his tryst with glory, winning his maiden title beating India's Saurav Ghosal, the second seed 5-11, 11-4, 11-8, 11-7 (62 min) in a match where the Indian's enterprise was effectively shut out after a promising start.

    Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
    • Joshna Chinappa becomes first Indian to win Asian Squash title
    • She defeated Dipika Pallikal Karthik
    • Max Lee won in men's category by defeating Saurav Ghoshal.
    • The event was held in Chennai, India.

    If you have any other takeaways, do share with us in the comment section

    Source- The Indian Express

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