maiden Gold in World Games 2013
Professional Snooker Player, Aditya Mehta made India proud by
winning maiden Gold Medal in 2013 World Games in Snooker discipline.
He defeated Liang Wenbo of China (Rank 35) in straight set of frames
Aditya disclosed his intentions from
the opening frame only where he cracked with a break of 84 points to
gain initial lead. He maintained the momentum in the next frame
where he made an excellent clearance of 40 points to put himself
2-Nil ahead of Wenbo.
Wenbo had the only chance in third
frame to stay in competition, but before he could do anything,
Aditya crafted another massive break of 117 points to seal the match
and won Gold medal for India. This is the first time India
participated in World Games Snooker discipline.
mentioned this as his career’s best performance."
Aditya defeated other professional snooker players Dechawat
Poomajaeng from Thailand (Ranked 64) in Semi Finals 3-1, Joe Perry
from England (Ranked 19) in Quarter Final match 3-2.