Triple crown for Haria in National Billiards and SnookerJanuary 17th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 17 (IANS) Teen-aged sensation Dhvaj Haria achieved a rare treble when he annexed the sub-junior snooker and the junior billiards crowns Tuesday in addition to sub-junior billiards title he had won earlier in the National championships here.
The 18-year-old Haria, tutored by former billiards champion Subhash Agarwal and England’s Nick Barrow in snooker, outplayed Jaiveer Dhingra of Maharashtra 60(41)-12, 60-52, 69-44, for his third win in the semi-final league.
Ketan Chawla of Madhya Pradesh finished second while Malkeet Singh of Uttar Pradesh was third and Dhingra ended up fourth in the league.
Haria, the 12th standard commerce student of Delhi Public School, who also has been awarded the Indian Oil Scholarship, has set a unique record representing his state in six events at this tournament as he will also be seen in action in the junior and senior snooker events.
The results (sub-junior snooker - semi-final league): Dhvaj Haria (Guj) bt Jaiveer Dhingra (Mah) 3-0 (60(41)-12, 60-52, 69-44).
Junior billiards (semi-final league): Dhvaj Haria (Guj) bt Malkeet Singh (UP) 794-453; Malkeet Singh (UP) bt Ketan Chawla (MP) 635-534; Haria bt Himanshu Jain (AP) 660-611.
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