Indian cueists clinch gold and bronze

Oct 08, 2013, 00:47 IST | IANS

The Indian team of Vidya Pillai and Arantxa Sanchis won the gold medal by defeating Hong Kong 3-2 in the final of the World 6-Red snooker championship here.

Pillai and Sanchis overcame the Hong Kong duo of Ng On Yee and So Man You 23-74, 68-41, 51-46, 4-64, 55-36 on Sunday. Meanwhile, the second Indian team of Chitra Magimairaj and 16-year old Varshaa Sanjeev won the bronze medal as the losing semi-finalists.

The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India congratulated the Indian women’s teams for their achievement. 

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