The 2016 IBSF World 6Red and Team Snooker Championship concluded on this Saturday with the finals of the 6Red Snooker Men and Women competitions and a day before the Team Snooker championships for Men, Women and Masters.
Governor, Vice Governor of South Sinai and IBSF President, Capt PVK Mohan graced the closing ceremony. The IBSF President in his concluding speech praised the efforts of Egyptian Federation of Billiards Sports and African Billiards and Snooker Federation for promotion of sport in the region.
He said “It requires great courage, conviction and commitment to put a tournament like this cruise in difficult time. Anyone can conduct a tournament when everything is all right but a test of character is when you work in difficult time to make a tournament like this happen.”
The Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and IBSF Board gave away the trophies to all the players who made it to the podium finish.
The medal winners are:
Gold: Iran (Soheil Vahedi, Amir Sarkhosh)
Silver: China (Chen Zifan, Yuan Sijun)
Joint Bronze: India (Kamal Chawla, Brijesh Damani) & Wales (Jamie Clarke, Andrew Pagett)
Gold: Hong Kong (Ng On Yee, Ka Kai Wan)
Silver: India (Vidya Pillai, Amee Kamani)
Joint Bronze: India (Varsha Sanjeev, Arantxa Sanchis) & Thailand (Siripaporn N. and Waratthanun S.)
Gold: Thailand (Chuchart Trairattanapradit, Phisit Chandsri)
Silver: India (Dharminder Lilly, Rafath Habib)
Joint Bronze: India (Alok Kumar, Yasin Merchant) & Egypt (Mohamed Essam, Karim Abdelmeguid)
Men 6Red (Individual)
Gold: Darren Morgan (Wales)
Silver: Chau Hon Man (Hong Kong)
Joint Bronze: Moh Keen Hoo (Malaysia) & Andrew Pagett (Wales)
Women 6Red (Individual)
Gold: Siripaporn Nuanthakhamjan (Thailand)
Silver: Vidya Pillai (India)
Joint Bronze: Amee Kamani (India) & Waratthanun Sukritthaes (Thailand)
Now Mol in Belgium is the next destination for the IBSF where 2016 World Under-18 and Under-21 Championships will take place from 16th till 25th August.
Photographs from Prize Distribution Ceremony