Canadians Finish Middle of the Pack and Proudly Represent at the 2018 World University Squash Championships

2018-09-05

The 2018 World University Squash Championships concluded on September 12th.  Five Canadians stepped up to play for Canada! From September 6th-12th, student athletes from around the world skipped some school, converging in Birmingham for a week of intense squash competition! This year, 56 male and 28 female players from a record 21 countries participated in the tournament.

Team Canada was comprised of the five players listed below.  Their match record and final placement from the Individual event are reflected.  

Ravi Seth Fergus, ON University of Waterloo 2-3, 34th
Hannah Blatt Winnipeg, MB Drexel University 2-3, 12th
Madison Eggert Toronto, ON Bond University 3-3, 26th
Chloe Chemtob Winter Park, Fl Stanford University 3-3, 11th
David Mill Windsor, ON University of Western Ontario 3-3, 22nd

 

In the team event, the joint male/female Canadian squad finished 8th.  Canada finsihed 2nd in Pool play, winning 2-1 versus Switzerland and suffered a 3-0 loss to evenual finalsit, Malaysia.  The next two matches were narrow 2-1 losses to Czech Republic and Australia.

The team leader for this event was Gilles Chemtob.

For more information on the World University Squash Championships, please visit the tournament website here.

For tournament draws and results, click here.

 


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