Muhammad Yousaf (snooker player)

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Muhammad Yousaf
Born 1952 (age 64–65)
Mumbai, India
Sport country  Pakistan
Muhammad Yousaf
Medal record
Men's Snooker
Representing  Pakistan
IBSF World Masters Championship
Gold medal – first place 2006 Jordan
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan Team
ACBS Asian Snooker Championship
Gold medal – first place 1998 Pakistan
IBSF World Snooker Championship
Gold medal – first place 1994 Johannesburg

Muhammad Yousaf (Urdu: محمد یوسف‎, born 1952), also spelled as Mohammed Yousuf, is a Pakistani snooker player. He is the winner of the 1994 IBSF World Snooker Championship, 2006 IBSF World Masters Championship,[1] and 1998 ACBS Asian Snooker Championship.

Biography[edit]

Yousaf was born in Mumbai, India and later migrated to Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Currently, he is resident in Pindi Bhattian and coaches young snooker players in one of the largest snooker clubs of Pakistan, Dolphin Snooker Club, situated in Chandni Chowk, Lahore.

Career[edit]

In 1994, at the IBSF World Snooker Championship at Johannesburg, he defeated Iceland’s Johannes R. Johannesson 11–9 to become the IBSF World Snooker Champion. In 2006, he beat Glen Wilkinson of Australia in Amman 5–4 to win the IBSF World Masters Championship in Jordan.[2] He also competed at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha.[3]

Achievements[edit]

  • 2006 IBSF World Masters Champion
  • 2002 Asian Champion
  • 2000 IBSF World Championship Quarter Final
  • 1998 ACBS Asian Snooker Champion
  • 1994 IBSF World Snooker Champion

See also[edit]

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