Pune cueist Arantxa wins bronze medal

Pune cueist Arantxa wins bronze medal Mumbai, Nov 10 (PTI) Maharashtra cueist ArantxaSanchis added another feather in her cap when she clinched abronze medal in the women's competition of the IBSF SnookerChampionships which concluded in Antalya, Turkey on Saturday.

Arantxa went down fighting to Nutcharat Wongharuthaiof Thailand by a narrow 4-2 (89-1, 39-66, 78-32, 26-54, 73-31and 65-15) in the best-of-7-frame semi-final and had to settlefor the bronze medal.

This was the Pune-based Arantxa's sixth medal ininternational competition, a media release issued here said onSunday.

In the second semi-final, Ng On Yee of Hong KongChina prevailed over Thailands Waratthanun Sukritthanes 4-3.

Earlier in the quarter-finals, Arantxa potted steadilyand quite consistently to put it across China's Bai Yulu 4-3(72-38, 1-66, 66-57, 2-84, 65-31, 16-100, 78-12) to progressto the penultimate round.

Ng On Yee emerged champion after defeating Thailand'sNutcharat Wongharuthai (Thailand) by a convincing 5-2 framescores, it added. PTI NRBBNM BNM