Squash Canada Announces Team for 2012 World Junior Men's Championships in Qatar

2012-05-22

 

OTTAWA (ON) – Squash Canada today announced their team for the upcoming World Junior Individual & Team Championships, which are taking place July 7 - 18, 2012 in Doha, Qatar.   The 4 person team competing in the Junior Men’s World Team Event includes: Cameron Seth of Fergus, Ontario, Zachary Leman of Surrey, British Columbia, Tyler Lee of Edmonton, Alberta and Tyler Olson of Victoria, British Columbia.  Joshua Sekhar of Etobicoke, Ontario is the reserve for the team competition.

Cameron Seth, 18 from Fergus, Ontario recently captured the U19 title at the 2012 Canadian Junior Championship defeating Tyler Lee of Edmonton, Alberta in the final.  The first year University of Waterloo student also finished 4th at the Canadian University & College Championship and finished the 2011 – 2012 squash season ranked #1 in the Harrow Canadian Junior Rankings. 

Zachary Leman, 18 from Surrey, British Columbia placed 3rd at the 2012 Canadian Junior Championships in the U19 age category.  Leman finished 4th at the Canadian Junior Open, won the Ontario Gold #3 core event and finished the 2011 – 2012 squash season ranked #2 in the U19 age category in the Harrow Canadian Junior Rankings. 

Tyler Lee, 18 from Edmonton, Alberta is a first year student at the University of Alberta.  Lee was a finalist at the 2012 Canadian Junior Championships and at the Canadian University & College Championships.  Tyler also finished 3rd in the Alberta Jesters Core Event, 4th at the Ontario Gold #3 Core Event, and 6th at the Canadian Junior Open.   Tyler is 3rd in the U19 Harrow Canadian junior rankings.

Tyler Olson, 18 from Victoria, British Columbia is a first year student at Harvard University.   Olson, who placed 5th in the 2012 Canadian Junior Championships, captured the U19 Alberta Jesters core event, placed 2nd in the Ontario Junior Open and finished 5th in the U19 US Junior Open.  Olson is ranked 4th in Canada in the U19 Harrow Canadian Junior Rankings. 

Joshua Sekhar, 18 from Etobicoke, Ontario is the reserve (5th member) of the Canadian team.   

The Canadian Team will compete in both the Individual & Team World Championships in Doha, Qatar.  Canadian Junior Men’s National Coach Jonathan Hill of Calgary coaches the Canadian Junior Men’s Team.

Canada finished 3rd at the 2010 World Junior Team Championships in Ecuador.  The bronze medalist team was comprised of Andrew Schnell (Calgary, AB), Nicholas Sachvie (St. Catharines, ON), Arjun Gupta (Toronto, ON) and Tyler Osborne (Kingston, ON), coached by Jonathan Hill. The reserve member of the 2010 team was Michael McCue.

For more information contact:
Danny Da Costa – Executive Director, Squash Canada
ddacosta@squash.ca


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