New under-13 squash champion crowned

Fadhil Yunus

Alex Thanker won the under-13 category of the Squash Championship held in conjunction with the 37th National Day celebration at the National Squash Centre of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex recently.

Richard Chao finished runners-up in the same category after falling at the final hurdle. Meanwhile, Will Thacker and Daniel Sim emerged as winners and runners-up in the under-17 category.

Managing Director of TLT Enterprise Jeremy Tan Kai Teck presented the prizes.

Kyran Young marked his maiden appearance in the competition with a victory in the men’s open category following a straight-set victory over Pengiran Hasnan bin Pengiran Anak Haji Rozanan.

The newly crowned winner was trained under renowned coach Scott Young from the
United States.

Meanwhile, Catherine Carter added the women’s title to her collection with her immediate rival Hamidah Ismail settling for a runners-up spot.

Organised by the Brunei Squash Rackets Association (BSRA), the event was held to enliven the National Day celebration and to promote squash to all Bruneians.

The winners in a group photo. PHOTO: FADHIL YUNUS