Pankaj Advani used to be offered with the particular jury prize on the Sportstar Aces Awards in Mumbai on Monday.
A legend on the planet of cue sports activities, Advani just lately received his file 23rd international name on the IBSF International Snooker Group match. With that win, Advani has now received each and every IBSF name.
On the age of 18, Advani received his first international name, and at 34, the probabilities of him profitable any other international name have by no means lowered.
The Bangalore-based cueist has received titles once a year since 2014. Advani may be the one participant ever to win international titles in each the lengthy and quick codecs of snooker and each codecs of English billiards.
In 2014, Advani performed a big position in India’s first-ever international group billiards championship win.
For his numerous achievements, Advani used to be bestowed with the Arjuna Award in 2004, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2006, the Padma Shri in 2009 and the Padma Bhushan in 2018.
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, chess ace Vishwanathan Anand, The Hindu Publishing Team Chairman N. Ram, former India hockey captain M. M. Somaya, Olympian shooter Anjali Bhagwat and Olympian shuttler Aparna Popat decided on the deserving winners in classes involving younger athletes, groups, coaches and parathletes.
The awards glance to create a medium of data and imaginative and prescient trade because it brings all stakeholders of Indian sports activities below one roof.
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