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Odisha’s Ashutosh Padhy gets direct entry to World Snooker Championship

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Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 24:

The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) has selected talented Odisha teenager and junior national snooker champion Ashutosh Padhy to participate in the World Snooker Championship to be held at Pune from November 18 to 29.

Ashutosh Padhy ( pic courtesy: orisports.com)
Ashutosh Padhy ( pic courtesy: orisports.com)

Padhy is among the top four players who were given direct entry by the Federation for the event.

The other three players are Manan Chandra, Sourav Kothari and Varun Madan.

A Class X student of Delhi Public School, Padhy made his international debut earlier this year in the World U-21 Snooker Championship at Al Fujairah in UAE.

Prior to this, he had won the Sub Junior and Junior National Championships.