Pankaj Advani clinches record 22nd world title; wins IBSF Billiards C’ship
One of India’s most consistent sportspersons, 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 has congratulated Pankaj Advani for winning a fourth straight final at World Billiards Championship. In a tweet, Mr Modi said the entire nation is proud of Advani’s accomplishments. He also offered best wishes for his future endeavours.