Aditya Mehta won the Snooker Gold Medal

8/01/2013
  • India's number one snooker player Aditya Mehta clinched the gold medal in the World Games, beating China's Liang Wenbo by 3-0, in the final of the quadrennial event at Cali, Columbia. 
  • Mehta had earlier defeated Thailand`s Dechawat Poomjaeng 3-1 in the semifinal. While Poomjaeng defeated another Indian and eight-time world champion Pankaj Advani 3-1 in the quarterfinals.
  • Poomjaeng won the bronze medal after securing a 3-2 win over Brazil`s Igor Figueiredo in his third-place play-off match.

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