Asian 6-Red Snooker Title Won by Pankaj Advani [ Current Affairs ]

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Pankaj Advani ace cueist of India has won the Asian 6-Red Snooker title held in Abu Dhabi and created history and became the first cueist in the world to hold both world and continental titles in 6-red snooker at the same time.

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Pankaj Advani winner of 6-Red Snooker title

  • Advani has beaten top seeded Keen Hoh Moh Malaysian cueist with 7 - 5 score.

About Pankaj Advani:

  • Pankaj Arjan Advani was born on 24th July 1985 in Pune.
  • He is a professional Indian English billiards player and former professional snooker player.
  • He has achieved a hat-trick of hat-tricks in English billiards.
  • He also hold the World, Asian, and Indian National Championship titles simultaneously, in three different years: 2005, 2008 and 2012
  • Advani is 14-time World Billiards and Snooker Champion.
  • He is single player in the world to win world titles in Billiards’s and Snooker’s all formats.
  • Award:
  1. Arjuna Award in 2004
  2. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2006
  3. Padma Shri in 2009

About Asian 6-Red Snooker Championship:

  • The Six-red World Championship is a snooker tournament which is played with the six colour balls and six reds.
  • In 2008 for the first time Six-red World Championship was played and the first title was won by Ricky Walden.

- Published on: May 25, 2016