Egyptians and Malaysians for squash carnival

Egypt`s Marwan Hossam Mohamed and Malaysia`s Pushppa Devi Pramasewa are the main attractions in men`s and women`s categories in the Rs 11-lakh prize money Indian Squash Professionals Minute Maid Squash Carnival.

Last Updated: Feb 04, 2011, 22:18 PM IST

Mumbai: Egypt`s Marwan Hossam Mohamed and
Malaysia`s Pushppa Devi Pramasewa are the main attractions in
men`s and women`s categories in the Rs 11-lakh prize money
Indian Squash Professionals Minute Maid Squash Carnival
commencing at Khar and Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhanas on Saturday.

Malaysia`s Kamran Khan and Elvinn Keo Jinn Chung are the
other foreign participants in the men`s section vying for the
top prize of Rs 1.5 lakh. The losing finalist would pocket Rs
75,000, a release said today.

Among the top Indian men in action would be Siddharth
Suchde, Gaurav Nandrajog, Vikas Jangra, Sandeep Jangra, Mahesh
Mangaonkar and Aditya Jagtap.

Besides Pushppa Devi, her Malaysian compatriots Siti
Munirah Jusoh and Delia Arnold are in the women`s draw along
with South Africa`s Siyoli Waters who would be fighting for
the winner`s purse of Rs 75,000.

The Indian challenge would be led by Saumya Karki, Shreya
Khatri and Surbhi Mishra, among others.

Over 700 entries have been received from all over the
country, including in the boys` and girls` under-19, under-17,
under-15, under-13 and under-11 categories.

PTI