World Junior Squash Championships

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Most recent champion(s) Malaysia Eain Yow Ng
Current 2016 Men's World Junior Squash Championships
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Most recent champion(s) Egypt Nouran Gohar
Current 2016 Women's World Junior Squash Championships
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The World Junior Squash championships are the official junior tournament in the game of squash conducted by the World Squash Federation (WSF).[1] Entry is open to individuals aged 19 and below.[2][3] Since its inception the world juniors has been held biennially with the junior men (individual and team) held one year, junior women (individual and team) the following year.[4][5] The men's team event was held unofficially from 1973 to 1979.[6] The individuals event (for both men's and women's) are held annually starting from 2009 while the team event remains biennial.[4][5]

The winners of the 2015 men's and women's individual tournament, held in Eindhoven, Netherlands, were Diego Elías from Peru and Nouran Gohar from Egypt.

Men's championship[edit]

Karim Darwish won the World Junior individual title in Milan in 2000.
Chris Dittmar was the runner-up for the individual championship in 1980 and 1982.

Individual[edit]

Year Venue Country Champion Country Runner-up Score in the final
1980  SWE Kungalv  AUS Nance, PeterPeter Nance  AUS Dittmar, ChrisChris Dittmar 6–9, 9–7, 9–2, 9–6
1982  MAS Kuala Lumpur  PAK Qaiser, SohailSohail Qaiser  AUS Dittmar, ChrisChris Dittmar 3–9, 10–8, 9–4, 9–3
1984  CAN Calgary  AUS Robertson, ChrisChris Robertson  ENG Lloyd, DavidDavid Lloyd 9–0, 9–5, 9–0
1986  AUS Brisbane  PAK Khan, JansherJansher Khan  AUS Eyles, RodneyRodney Eyles 9–3, 9–0, 9–2
1988  SCO Edinburgh  ENG Harris, DelDel Harris  AUS Hill, AnthonyAnthony Hill 9–6, 5–9, 7–9, 9–7, 9–2
1990  GER Paderborn  ENG Parke, SimonSimon Parke  ENG Campion, DavidDavid Campion 9–7, 9–4, 9–1
1992  HKG Hong Kong  FIN Raumolin, JuhaJuha Raumolin  CAN Power, JonathonJonathon Power 5–9, 9–3, 9–7, 9–2
1994  NZL Christchurch  EGY Barada, AhmedAhmed Barada  EGY El Borolossy, OmarOmar El Borolossy 9–0, 7–9, 3–9, 9–3, 9–2
1996  EGY Cairo  EGY Faizy, AhmedAhmed Faizy  AUS Boswell, StewartStewart Boswell 9–6, 3–9, 9–7, 9–6
1998  USA Princeton  MAS Beng Hee, OngOng Beng Hee  EGY El Hindi, WaelWael El Hindi 7–9, 9–5, 9–0, 9–5
2000  ITA Milan  EGY Darwish, KarimKarim Darwish  FRA Gaultier, GrégoryGrégory Gaultier 9–1, 9–3, 9–7
2002  IND Chennai  ENG Willstrop, JamesJames Willstrop  ENG Barker, PeterPeter Barker 9–0, 9–3, 9–1
2004  PAK Islamabad  EGY Ashour, RamyRamy Ashour  PAK Butt, YasirYasir Butt 9–5, 10–8, 9–3
2006  NZL Palmerston North  EGY Ashour, RamyRamy Ashour  EGY Mosaad, OmarOmar Mosaad 9–1, 9–3, 9–1
2008   SUI Zurich  EGY El Shorbagy, MohamedMohamed El Shorbagy  PAK Atlas Khan, AamirAamir Atlas Khan 2–9, 9–3, 10–8, 9–4
2009  IND Chennai  EGY El Shorbagy, MohamedMohamed El Shorbagy  MAS Yuen, IvanIvan Yuen 11–9, 12–10, 11–2
2010  ECU Quito  EGY Khaled Khalifa, AmrAmr Khaled Khalifa  EGY Farag, AliAli Farag 8–11, 11–9, 12–10, 11–7
2011  BEL Herentals  EGY El Shorbagy, MarwanMarwan El Shorbagy  EGY Abouelghar, Mohamed Mohamed Abouelghar 11–6, 11–6, 11–8
2012  QAT Doha  EGY El Shorbagy, MarwanMarwan El Shorbagy  EGY Abouelghar, MohamedMohamed Abouelghar 11–9, 7–11, 11–7, 11–8
2013  POL Wroclaw  EGY El Hammamy, KarimKarim El Hammamy  EGY Dessouky, FaresFares Dessouky 11–8, 11–6, 6–11, 13–11
2014  NAM Windhoek  PER Elías, DiegoDiego Elías  EGY El Atmas, OmarOmar El Atmas 11–3, 11–2, 11–1
2015  NED Eindhoven[7]  PER Elías, DiegoDiego Elías  EGY Soliman, YoussefYoussef Soliman 11–6, 11–9, 11–8
2016  POL Bielsko-Biała  MAS Ng, Eain YowEain Yow Ng  EGY Abouaish, SaadeldinSaadeldin Abouaish 11–3, 9–11 11–7, 11–5

Team[edit]

The team event was started unofficially in April 1973 to coincide with the British Junior Open tournament which was held annually in Britain. Only four countries (England, Scotland, Wales and Sweden) took part in the event which was held at the courts of the National Westminster Bank Sports Ground in South London, playing for a shield presented by the bank.[6]

Official men's world team championship tournament has been held between 1980 and now. It has been won by 4 different countries. The record number of countries participating in a single men's team tournament is 31, in the 2000 and the 2008 tournament held in Milan, Italy and Zürich, Switzerland respectively.[6]

* Unofficial championship[a]
Year Winner Score in final Runner-up Third place Fourth place
1973  England  Sweden  Wales  Scotland
1974  England  South Africa  Scotland  Wales
1975  England  Egypt  Scotland  Wales
1976  England  Sweden  Scotland  Wales
1977  England  Sweden  Ireland  Wales
1978  Australia  Sweden  England  Pakistan
1979  Pakistan  England  Canada  Sweden
1980  Australia (1) 2–1  Pakistan (1)  New Zealand (1)  England (1)
1982  Pakistan (1) 2–1  Australia (1)  England (1)  New Zealand (1)
1984  Australia (2) 2–1  England (1)  Pakistan (1)  Canada (1)
1986  Australia (3) 3–0  England (2)  Pakistan (2)  Canada (2)
1988  Australia (4) 2–1  Pakistan (2)  England (2)  New Zealand (2)
1990  England (1) 2–1  Australia (2)  Pakistan (3)  Finland (1)
1992  Australia (5) 2–1  England (3)  Canada (1)  Egypt (1)
1994  Egypt (1) 3–0  England (4)  Finland (1)  Australia (1)
1996  England (2) 2–1  Egypt (1)  Pakistan (4)   Switzerland (1)
1998  England (3) 2–1  Egypt (2)  Pakistan (5)  France (1)
2000  England (4) 2–1  Egypt (3)  Pakistan (6)  France (2)
2002  Pakistan (2) 2–1  England (5)  Egypt (1)  Australia (2)
2004  Pakistan (3) 2–1  Egypt (4)  England (3)  Kuwait (1)
2006  Egypt (2) 2–1  Pakistan (3)  Malaysia (1)  England (2)
2008  Pakistan (4) 2–0  Egypt (5)  England (4)  India (1)
2010  Egypt (3) 2–1  Pakistan (4)  Canada (2)  England (3)
2012  Egypt (4) 2–0  Pakistan (5)  India (1)  England (4)
2014  Egypt (5) 2–0  Pakistan (6)  Spain (1)  Malaysia (1)
2016  Pakistan (5) 2–1  Egypt (6)  England (5) /  Malaysia (2)

Women's championship[edit]

Nicol David is the first squash player to have won the individual World Junior title twice (1999 and 2001).
Nour El Sherbini holds the record with three world titles, including the youngest world junior champion at the age of 13.

Individual[edit]

The women's individual championship is the WSA Junior Tier 1 tournament and players who compete in the tournament will be awarded ranking points for the official "Rising Stars" rankings.[8]

Year Venue Country Champion Country Runner-up Score in the final
1981  CAN Ottawa  ENG Opie, LisaLisa Opie  ENG Le Moignan, MartineMartine Le Moignan 9–4, 9–6, 10–8
1983  AUS Perth  AUS Friday, RobinRobin Friday  AUS Paradeiser, HelenHelen Paradeiser 10–8, 9–2, 9–3
1985  IRL Dublin  ENG Soutter, LucyLucy Soutter  AUS Fitz-Gerald, SarahSarah Fitz-Gerald 9–1, 9–1, 9–6
1987  ENG Brighton  AUS Fitz-Gerald, SarahSarah Fitz-Gerald  ENG Vardy, DonnaDonna Vardy 9–0, 9–6, 9–0
1989  NZL Hamilton  ENG Vardy, DonnaDonna Vardy  NZL Hati, LynoraLynora Hati 9–2, 9–1, 9–3
1991  NOR Bergen  ENG Jackman, CassieCassie Jackman  GER Schoene, SabineSabine Schoene 9–1, 4–9, 9–6, 6–9, 9–0
1993  MAS Kuala Lumpur  AUS Grinham, RachaelRachael Grinham  NZL Cook, SarahSarah Cook 9–6, 5–9, 9–5, 9–1
1995  AUS Sydney  NZL Wilson, JadeJade Wilson  AUS Grinham, RachaelRachael Grinham 9–3, 9–4, 9–7
1997  BRA Rio de Janeiro  ENG Bailey, TaniaTania Bailey  FRA Stoehr, IsabelleIsabelle Stoehr 9–6, 9–1, 9–7
1999  BEL Antwerp  MAS David, NicolNicol David  MAS Siu Lynn, LeongLeong Siu Lynn 9–5, 9–3, 9–2
2001  MAS Penang  MAS David, NicolNicol David  EGY Abdel Kawy, OmneyaOmneya Abdel Kawy 9–2, 9–4, 9–2
2003  EGY Cairo  EGY Abdel Kawy, OmneyaOmneya Abdel Kawy  EGY El Trabolsy, AmnahAmnah El Trabolsy 9–0, 9–6, 9–4
2005  BEL Herentals  EGY El Weleily, RaneemRaneem El Weleily  IND Chinappa, JoshnaJoshna Chinappa 9–3, 9–4, 10–8
2007  HKG Hong Kong  EGY El Weleily, RaneemRaneem El Weleily  FRA Serme, CamilleCamille Serme 9–2, 9–4, 5–9, 9–3
2009  IND Chennai  EGY El Sherbini, NourNour El Sherbini  EGY El Tayeb, NourNour El Tayeb 5–11, 11–7, 11–6, 11–5
2010  GER Cologne  USA Sobhy, AmandaAmanda Sobhy  EGY El Tayeb, NourNour El Tayeb 3–11, 11–7, 11–6, 11–7
2011  USA Boston  EGY El Tayeb, NourNour El Tayeb  EGY El Sherbini, NourNour El Sherbini 11–5, 3–11, 11–7, 11–8
2012  QAT Doha  EGY El Sherbini, NourNour El Sherbini  EGY Adel, YathrebYathreb Adel 10–12, 11–9, 11–5, 11–2
2013  POL Wroclaw  EGY El Sherbini, NourNour El Sherbini  EGY Metwally, Mariam IbrahimMariam Ibrahim Metwally 11–7, 16–14, 11–8
2014  NAM Windhoek  EGY Mohamed, HabibaHabiba Mohamed  EGY Gohar, Nouran AhmedNouran Ahmed Gohar 6–11, 11–2, 11–7, 11–6
2015  NED Eindhoven  EGY Gohar, NouranNouran Gohar  EGY Mohamed, HabibaHabiba Mohamed 11–6, 7–11, 11–7, 17–15
2016  POL Bielsko-Biała  EGY Gohar, NouranNouran Gohar  EGY El Araby, RowanRowan El Araby 11–5, 11–6, 11–7

Team[edit]

Official women's world team championship tournaments has been held between 1985 and now. It has been won by 4 different countries. The record number of countries participating in a single tournament is 20, in the 2005 tournament held in Herentals, Belgium.[9]

Year Winner Score in final Runner-up Third place Fourth place
1985  Australia (1) 2–1  England (1)  New Zealand (1)  Scotland (1)
1987  England (1) 2–1  Australia (1)  New Zealand (2)  Canada (1)
1989  England (2)  Australia (2)  West Germany (1)  New Zealand (1)
1991  England (3) 3–0  Australia (3)  West Germany (2)  New Zealand (2)
1993  Australia (2) 2–1  New Zealand (1)  Egypt (1)  England (1)
1995  Australia (3) 2–1  England (2)  New Zealand (3)  Germany (1)
1997  England (4) 2–1  New Zealand (2)  Malaysia (1)  Belgium (1)
1999  Egypt (1) 2–1  England (3)  Malaysia (2)  Australia (1)
2001  England (5) 2–1  Malaysia (1)  Egypt (2)  United States (1)
2003  Egypt (2) 3–0  Australia (4)  England (1)  India (1)
2005  Hong Kong (1) 2–1  Egypt (2)  England (3)  United States (2)
2007  Egypt (3) 2–0  Malaysia (2)  New Zealand (4)  Hong Kong (1)
2009  Egypt (4) 2–0  Hong Kong (1)  India (1)  United States (3)
2011  Egypt (5) 2–1  United States (1)  Hong Kong (1)  India (3)
2013  Egypt (6) 2–0  United States (2)  Hong Kong (2)  England (2)
2015  Egypt (7) 2–0  United States (3)  England (4) /  Malaysia (3)

Statistics[edit]

Titles by country (Men)[edit]

Titles by country (Women)[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • a The men's team event was held unofficially from 1973 to 1979.

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Dipika Pallikal & Mohamed El Shorbagy Are Top World Junior Seeds". SquashInfo. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "World Junior Team Champs". Squashplayer.co.uk. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Relegations: Hopes Squashed". Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Schoolgirl stuns squash world". Al-Ahram Weekly. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Dipika Pallikal & Mohamed El Shorbagy Are Top World Junior Seeds". SquashInfo.com. June 26, 2009. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  6. ^ a b c "World Junior Men's Championship" (PDF). WSF. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  7. ^ http://www.squash.nl/news/94515/Wereld-Jeugd-Kampioenschappen-2015-toegewezen-aan-Nederland
  8. ^ "Rising Stars". WISPA. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  9. ^ "World Junior Women's Championship" (PDF). WSF. Retrieved 7 March 2010. [dead link]

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