India bags one gold and two bronze in World Snooker

New Delhi: In a stunning display, Indian women`s pair of Vidya Pillai and Arantxa Sanchis clinched the team title in the 2013 IBSF World 6-red Snooker Championship after defeating Hong Kong in the final at Carlow, Ireland on Sunday.

India won two bronze also through Chitra Magimairajan and and Varshaa Sanjeev in the women`s team event and Shivam Arora in the men`s individual section.

The sixth-seeded Pillai and Sanchis stunned two-time IBSF champion Ng On Yee and So Man You of Hong Kong -- seeded fourth in the tournament -- 3-2 (23-74, 68-41, 51-46, 4-64, 55-36) in the final.

The Indian duo had beaten their England counterparts 2-1 in the semifinals.

The other Indian women`s duo of Chitra and Varsha lost to Hong Kong pair of Ng On Yee and So Man You in the semifinals and settled for a bronze.

In the men`s individual section, Shivam Arora lost to Duane Jones of Wales in the semifinals 5-2 (55-14, 0-43, 16-33, 38-06, 27-36, 22-36, 01-39) to secure a bronze.