Hania wins battle of friends with Jana to land World Junior title


Future stars: Hania El Hammamy (left) and Mostafa Asal posing with their trophies at the World Junior Championships in Bukit Jalil yesterday. — S.S.KANESAN /The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Hania El Hammamy finally emerged as the world junior squash champion at the third time of asking.

The 18-year-old top seed clinched her first World Junior Championships title after beating fellow Egyptian Jana Shiha 11-9, 11-6, 11-8 in 35 minutes at the National Squash Centre in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

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