Big Results at the Scottish Junior Open

2019-01-03

OTTAWA, ON, January 3, 2019 - After three days of amazing squash, Canada leaves Scotland with 4 medals!

In the Boys Under 13 category, Youssef Sarhan battled through the tournament to earn himself a silver medal. Youssef performed extremely well in the semi-final, defeating Freddie Jameson of New Zealand 3-0. He advanced to the final, where he was defeated by Syed Anas Ali of Pakistan 3-0.

In the Girls Under 15 category, the Eltorgman sisters dominated the category and came home with two medals. Farida and Malak played a very close game in the semi-final, but it was Malak who would eventually win the fifth game and advance to the Championship. Malak then played Akari Midorikawa of Japan and defeated her in 5 games, winning Canada’s first gold medal at this years event. In the 3/4 match, Farida defeated Jessica Shaw of Scotland 3-0 to claim the bronze medal.

In the Boys Under 19 category, Darosham Khan cruised through his semi-final game winning 3-0 over England’s Max Forster. Darosham continued demonstrating top quality squash to overcome Rutvik Rau of India in the finals, winning 3-0 to capture yet another gold medal for Canada!

Overall the event was a success for Canadian squash, and we wish our players the best of luck at the British Junior Open being held from January 2-6th!

Canadian Results:

BU19

Darosham Khan
** 1st Place
** Semi Finals Max Forster (ENG) 3-0, Finals Rutvik Rau (IND) 3-0

BU17

Ben Boulanger
** 14th place
** Defeated by Jerry Bisschops (FRA) 1-3

Salaheldin Eltorgman
** 16th place
** withdrawal (injury)

BU15

Maaz Shah
** 10th place
**  Defeated by Cory Harding (ENG) 2-3

BU13

Youssef Sarhan
** 2nd place
** Semi Finals Freddie Jameson (NZL) 3-0, Finals Syed Anas Ali (PAK) 0-3

GU15

Malak Eltorgman
** 1st place
** Semi Finals Farida Eltorgman (CAN) 3-2, Finals Akari Midorikawa (JAP) 3-2

Farida Eltorgman
** 3rd place
** Semi Finals Malak Eltorgman (CAN) 2-3, Playoff Jessica Shaw (SCO) 3-0

Maddie Martin
** 9th place
** Defeated Rose Lucas-Marcuzzo (FRA) 3-2

 

 

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