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Pankaj Advani 1st to hold continental, world title

India’s ace cueist Pankaj Advani on 22 May 2016 won the Asian 6-Red snooker title. 
•    To win this tile for the first time, he defeated Malaysian Keen Hoh Moh 7-5 in the finals held in Abu Dhabi.
•    To reach the finals, he defeated Aditya Mehta, an Indian player, 6-1 in a semi final match.
•    With this win, Advani became the first in the world to hold both world and continental titles in 6-Red snooker at the same time.
•    Earlier, in August 2015, he retained the World 6-Reds Snooker title in Karachi, Pakistan.
•    He has been winning titles like:
•    IBSF World Snooker Championship
•    IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship - Gold
•    IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship - Gold (a world record of winning world titles in both billiards and snooker in all formats)
•    World Team Billiards Championship - Gold (highest number of world titles by any Indian sportsperson)
•    World Billiards Championship (a record 8 world titles for a 27-year-old)
•    Asian Billiards Championship (a record 5 times)