Two Medals at World Snooker Championships

Two Medals at World Snooker ChampionshipsTwo Medals at World Snooker Championships

Iran’s snooker squad finished with one silver and one bronze medal at the Doha International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) World Snooker Championships, November 17-27.

According to, Amir Sarkhosh lost the final match to the world champion and title winner, Pankaj Advani, from India, 8-2 and came second in the tournament. Ehsan Heidari took bronze.

Iranian judges were also present at the tournament. Behzad Biabani-Moqadam, Mohammad-Aqil Morshedi, Samira Sadat Sanati, Ali Jadidi, Farhad Mohammadi and Pantea Sadeqi from Iran sat in the international judging panel.

Snooker is played on a rectangular table covered with a green cloth, or baize, with pockets at each of the four corners and in the middle of each long side. Using a cue and 22 colored balls, players must strike the white ball (cue ball) to pot the remaining balls in the correct sequence, accumulating points for each pot.


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