Cue sports at the World Games

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Cue sports, including three-cushion billiards, nine-ball (a pool discipline) and snooker, were introduced as World Games sports for men and (in the case of nine-ball) for women also at the World Games 2001 in Akita.[1]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Great Britain 5 4 1 10
2  Chinese Taipei 3 3 2 8
3  Spain 3 0 0 3
4  China 1 2 1 4
4  Germany 1 2 1 4
4  Netherlands 1 2 1 4
7  Belgium 1 1 1 3
7  Italy 1 1 1 3
7  Philippines 1 1 1 3
10  Austria 1 1 0 2
11  United States 1 0 2 3
12  India 1 0 0 1
13  South Korea 0 2 0 2
14  Sweden 0 1 0 1
15  Egypt 0 0 1 1
15  France 0 0 1 1
15  Iran 0 0 1 1
15  Japan 0 0 1 1
15  Norway 0 0 1 1
15  Pakistan 0 0 1 1
15  Thailand 0 0 1 1
15  Turkey 0 0 1 1
15  United Arab Emirates 0 0 1 1
Total 20 20 20 60

Medallists[edit]

Three-cushion billiards[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze References
2001 Akita  Daniel Sánchez (ESP)  Dick Jaspers (NED)  Sang Chun Lee (USA) [2][3]
2005 Duisburg  Daniel Sánchez (ESP)  Dick Jaspers (NED)  Semih Saygıner (TUR) [4][5][6][7]
2009 Kaohsiung  Dick Jaspers (NED)  Torbjörn Blomdahl (SWE)  Marco Zanetti (ITA) [8][9][10]
2013 Cali  Marco Zanetti (ITA)  Eddy Merckx (BEL)  Glenn Hofman (NED) [11][12][13][14]
2017 Wrocław  Daniel Sánchez (ESP)  Marco Zanetti (ITA)  Sameh Sidhom (EGY) [15]

Nine-ball[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze References
2001 Akita  Yang Ching-shun (TPE)  Ralf Souquet (GER)  Thomas Engert (GER) [16][17]
2005 Duisburg  Chang Pei-weo (TPE)  Thorsten Hohmann (GER)  Rodney Morris (USA) [4][18][19]
2009 Kaohsiung  Ralf Souquet (GER)  Yang Ching-shun (TPE)  Stephan Cohen (FRA) [8][20]
2013 Cali  Darren Appleton (GBR)  Chang Jung-lin (TPE)  Dennis Orcollo (PHI) [21][22]
2017 Wrocław  Carlo Biado (PHI)  Jayson Shaw (GBR)  Naoyuki Oi (JPN) [15]

Women's singles[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze References
2001 Akita  Jeanette Lee (USA)  Karen Corr (GBR)  Chen Chun-chen (TPE) [23][24]
2005 Duisburg  Jasmin Ouschan (AUT)  Chen Chun-chen (TPE)  Line Kjörsvik (NOR) [4][25]
2009 Kaohsiung  Allison Fisher (GBR)  Jasmin Ouschan (AUT)  Lin Yuan-chun (TPE) [8][26]
2013 Cali  Chou Chieh-yu (TPE)  Kim Ga-young (KOR)  Kelly Fisher (GBR) [27][28]
2017 Wrocław  Chen Siming (CHN)  Kim Ga-young (KOR)  Han Yu (CHN) [15]

Snooker[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze References
2001 Akita  Bjorn Haneveer (BEL)  Marlon Manalo (PHI)  Shokat Ali (PAK) [29][30]
2005 Duisburg  Gerard Greene (GBR)  Ding Junhui (CHN)  Bjorn Haneveer (BEL) [4][31][32]
2009 Kaohsiung  Nigel Bond (GBR)  David Grace (GBR)  Mohammed Shehab (UAE) [8][33][34]
2013 Cali  Aditya Mehta (IND)  Liang Wenbo (CHN)  Dechawat Poomjaeng (THA) [35][36][37]

Mixed singles[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze References
2017 Wrocław  Kyren Wilson (GBR)  Ali Carter (GBR)  Soheil Vahedi (IRI) [15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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