Anahat Singh secured the gold medal in the U-17 category of the prestigious Asian Junior Squash Individual Championships, a remarkable achievement that adds another jewel to her growing crown of accomplishments. The championship, held from August 16 to 20, showcased Anahat’s exceptional talent and determination as she emerged victorious on the court.
A Triumph of Skill and Grit: Anahat’s Journey to Gold
The 15-year-old prodigy from India exhibited her prowess by defeating Hong Kong’s Ena Kwong with a resounding 3-1 victory in the finals. In the quarterfinals and semifinals, she showcased her skill and determination by overcoming Malaysian players Doyce Lee and Whitney Isabelle Wilson, respectively.
Last year, Anahat made her mark in the Asian Junior Squash Individual Championships held in Thailand, where she secured her first gold medal in this prestigious event.
Anahat’s Impressive Journey: From Junior Squash Triumphs to Commonwealth Games Representation
- In January 2019, Anahat Singh clinched the Girls U-11 championship at the British Junior Open Squash, followed by her victory in the Girls U-13 category at the Dutch Junior Open Squash in July of the same year.
- In 2021, her performance led her to the quarterfinals of the Indian Open held in Noida, marking her inclusion in the 2021-22 PSA World Tour.
- Furthermore, Anahat proudly represented India at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, making her the youngest Indian participant in the competition at the age of 14.
Key takeaways for competitive examination
- President of Asian Squash Federation: Mr David Mui