Gold, bronze for Indian cueists

Updated: Oct 07, 2013, 15:23 PM IST

Carlow: The Indian team of Vidya Pillai and Arantxa Sanchis won the gold medal by defeating Hong Kong 3-2 in the final of the World 6-Red snooker championship here.

Pillai and Sanchis overcame the Hong Kong duo of Ng On Yee and So Man You 23-74, 68-41, 51-46, 4-64, 55-36 Sunday while the second Indian team of Chitra Magimairaj and 16-year old Varshaa Sanjeev received a bronze medal as the losing semi-finalists.

The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India congratulated the Indian women’s teams for their achievements in the competition.