Yuvraj Wadhwani lifts Asian Junior Squash title

Yuvraj Wadhwani has won the 25th Asian junior individual squash championship title. In Chennai 29 September 2018, he defeated Anas Ali Shah of Pakistan by 13-11, 11-5, 6-11, 12-10 in the final.

Yuvraj has become the second Indian to win the Under-13 title after Veer Chotrani, who had won the title in 2014 in Iran. In the Under15 section, Arnav Sareen settled for the runner-up spot. The Pune boy lost to Mohammad Hamza Khan of Pakistan in the final.

India came out of the championship with a gold, a silver and four bronze medals. The bronze medals came in the other age categories through Kavya Bansal, Tiana Parasrampuria, Sanya Vats and Tushar Shahani. Pakistan dominated the boy’s section with three gold medals, while Malaysia and Hong Kong won two gold medals each in the girl section.

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