India’s Pankaj Advani won the title of ‘Asian Billiards’-2023

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  • Pankaj Advani, the Indian cue sports champion, has retained his Asian Billiards title in the 100-up format after defeating his compatriot Brijesh Damani 5-1 in the final held at Qatar Billiards and Snooker Federation (QBSF) Academy.
  • Advani, who has won the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) world championship 25 times, won the match with a scoreline of 100(51)-18, 100(88)-9, 86(54)-101(75), 100-26, 100(66)-2, 101(64)-59.
  • Indian cue sports legend Pankaj Advani, who was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2004, Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna in 2006, Padma Shri in 2009, and Padma Bhushan in 2018, won the same title in Doha last year.
  • In the women’s section, Bai Yulu of China won the title by defeating Panchaya Chanoi of Thailand 3-0 in the final.

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