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9th World University Squash Championship

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 2016

 

 

Host Malaysia and Hong Kong dominate Medal Podium at 9th WUC Squash

The 9th edition of the FISU World University Squash Championship came to an end on 11 September. The event was hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The hosts came prepared as Malaysian student-athletes mounted the podium several times. Indeed, With Malaysia’s win in the mixed team event, the country achieved its best ever haul in the history of the FISU WUC Squash since its inaugural edition in 1996 keeping four medals in Malaysia, i.e. two golds (women’s individual – Wee Wern & mixed team), one silver (men’s individual – Ivan) and one bronze (women’s individual – Nazihah Hanis). Hong Kong players were also predominantly present on the podium with Tsz Fung Yip taking gold and Chi Him Wong bronze in the men’s individual, Tsz Wing Tong winning silver in the women’ individual and another silver for the Hong Kong Team in the Team event. The remaining bronze medals went to Great Britain’s Joshua Masters (men’s individual) and Nada Mohamed Mahmoud Moha Elkalaawy (women’s individual), while the team bronze went to Japan and South Africa.