IBSF World Under-21 Snooker Championship

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The IBSF World Under-21 Snooker Championship (also known as the World Amateur Under-21 Snooker Championship) is the premier non-professional junior snooker tournament in the world. The event series is sanctioned by the International Billiards and Snooker Federation and started from 1987.[1][2][3]

Winners[edit]

Men's Finals[edit]

[1][2][3]

Year Venue Winner Runner-up Score
1987 England Hastings, England England Jonathan Birch England Stefan Mazrocis 4–1
1988 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand England Brian Morgan Malta Jason Peplow 6–1
1989 Iceland Reykjavík, Iceland Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty England Jason Ferguson 11–5
1990 Australia Brisbane, Australia England Peter Ebdon England Oliver King 11–9
1991 India Bangalore, India England Ronnie O'Sullivan Belgium Patrick Delsemme 11–4
1992 Brunei Brunei Finland Robin Hull Belgium Patrick Delsemme 11–7
1993 Iceland Reykjavík, Iceland Iceland Kristjan Helgason Sri Lanka Indika Dodangoda 11–7
1994 Finland Helsinki, Finland Australia Quinten Hann England David Gray 11–10
1995[4] Singapore Singapore, Singapore Scotland Alan Burnett Thailand Kwan Poonjang 11–6
1996[5] South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa Hong Kong Chan Kwok Ming Finland Risto Vayrynen 11–6
1997[6] Republic of Ireland Carlow, Ireland Hong Kong Marco Fu Belgium Bjorn Haneveer 11–7
1998[7] Malta Rabat, Malta England Luke Simmonds Republic of Ireland Robert Murphy 11–2
1999 Egypt Cairo, Egypt Republic of Ireland Rodney Goggins Netherlands Rolf de Jong 11–4
2000 India Bangalore, India England Luke Fisher Scotland Steven Bennie 11–5
2001 Scotland Stirling, Scotland England Ricky Walden Northern Ireland Sean O'Neill 11–5
2002 Latvia Riga, Latvia China Ding Junhui Wales David John 11–9
2003[8] New Zealand Taupo, New Zealand Australia Neil Robertson China Liu Song 11–5
2004[9] Republic of Ireland Carlow, Ireland England Gary Wilson Thailand Kobkit Palajin 11–5
2005[10] Bahrain Manama, Bahrain China Liang Wenbo China Tian Pengfei 11–8
2007[11] India Goa, India England Michael Georgiou China Zhang Anda 11–6
2009[12] Iran Kish, Iran Thailand Noppon Saengkham Iran Soheil Vahedi 9–8
2010[13] Republic of Ireland Letterkenny, Ireland England Sam Craigie China Li Hang 9–8
2011[14] Canada Montreal, Canada Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon Thailand Noppon Saengkham 9–3
2012[15] China Wuxi, China China Lyu Haotian China Zhu Yinghui 9–6
2013[16] China Beijing, China China Lu Ning China Zhou Yuelong 9–4
2014[17] United Arab Emirates Al Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Iran Hossein Vafaei Republic of Ireland Josh Boileau 8–3
2015 Romania Bucharest, Romania Thailand Boonyarit Keattikun Wales Jamie Rhys Clarke 8–7
2016[18] Belgium Mol, Belgium China Xu Si Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher 6–5
2017 China Beijing, China China Fan Zhengyi China Luo Honghao 7–6

Champions by country[edit]

Country Total First title Last title
 England 10 1987 2010
 China 6 2002 2017
 Thailand 3 2009 2015
 Republic of Ireland 2 1989 1999
 Australia 2 1994 2003
 Hong Kong 2 1996 1997
 Finland 1 1992 1992
 Iceland 1 1993 1993
 Scotland 1 1995 1995
 Iran 1 2014 2014

Women's Finals[edit]

Year Venue Winner Runner-up Score
2007  India China Bi Zhuqing Hong Kong Ng On Yee 4–2
2014 United Arab Emirates Al Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Australia Jessica Woods Thailand Amornrat Uamduang 4–3
2015 Romania Bucharest, Romania Thailand Siripaporn Nuanthakhamjan Thailand Nutcharat Wongharuthai 5–2
2016 Belgium Mol, Belgium Thailand Nutcharat Wongharuthai Thailand Siripaporn Nuanthakhamjan 5–4
2017 China Beijing, China Thailand Nutcharat Wongharuthai China Xia Yuying 5–3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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