Pankaj Advani wins fourth straight final at IBSF Billiards championship

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 Pankaj Advani clinched a record 22nd world titles by winning a fourth straight final in the IBSF World Billiards Championship (Twitter image)


Pankaj Advani clinched a record 22nd world titles by winning a fourth straight final in the IBSF World Billiards Championship (Twitter image)

Pankaj Advani has clinched a record 22nd world titles by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Myanmar.

Advani yesterday defeated Nay Thway of Myanmar. The 34-year-old has brought home a world trophy every year ever since returning from a professional stint in the UK in 2014. In the short format of billiards, this is Advani’s fifth title in the last six years.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated billiards player Pankaj Advani for winning a fourth straight final at the IBSF World Billiards Championship.

Advani on Sunday increased his tally of world titles to 22 by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the championship in Mandalay.

“Congratulations @PankajAdvani247! The entire nation is proud of your accomplishments. Your tenacity is admirable. Best wishes for your future endeavours,” the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter.

(PTI)