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Name Ghosal Saurav
NOC IND - India India Date of Birth 10 AUG 1986
Residence Gender Male
Height 167 cm Weight 64 kg
Discipline Squash

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BiographiesResult
시작일자 시작시간 세부 종목 스코어 경기 결과 상대
이름 NOC
남자 개인
23 SEP 2014 13 : 00 남자 개인 금메달전 2 - 3 Abdullah Kh Kh H M Almezayen KUW - 쿠웨이트 KUW
22 SEP 2014 16 : 00 남자 개인 4강전 제 1경기 3 - 0 Ong Beng Hee MAS - 말레이시아 MAS
21 SEP 2014 15 : 00 남자 개인 8강전 제 1경기 3 - 1 Iqbal Nasir PAK - 파키스탄 PAK
20 SEP 2014 18 : 00 남자 개인 16강전 제 1경기 3 - 0 Alsaraj Ahmad Khaleel Ahmad JOR - 요르단 JOR
남자 단체
23 SEP 2014 18 : 00 예선전 B조 제 6경기 2 - 1 Jordan JOR - 요르단 JOR

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocation
Asian Games
3Singles2010Guangzhou, CHN
3Team2010Guangzhou, CHN
3Singles2006Doha, QAT
World Open
5Singles2013Manchester, GBR
9Singles2012Doha, QAT
17Singles2011Rotterdam, NED
17Singles2009Kuwait City, KUW
33Singles2010Al Khubar, KSA
33Singles2008Manchester, GBR
World Team Championships
7Team2013Mulhouse, FRA
8Team2011Paderborn, GER
8Team2007Chennai, IND
Asian Championships
3Singles2010Chennai, IND
3Team2010Chennai, IND
Commonwealth Games
4Singles2014Glasgow, GBR
5Doubles X2014Glasgow, GBR
9Doubles M2014Glasgow, GBR
World Ranking
16Singles2014

Detailed Information

Biography
Nickname Dada [which means 'brother' in his hometown of Kolkata]. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2006)
Hobbies Music, cinema. (princesquash.com, 29 Jan 2014)
Occupation Athlete
Higher education Economics, Management - University of Leeds, England
Languages Spoken English, Hindi, Bengali
Club Pontefract Squash Club, England
Coach Malcolm Willstrop [club]; Major Maniam [national]; Cyrus Poncha [national] (indiasquash.com, 03 May 2014)
Plays Right (princesquash.com, 29 Jan 2014)
International debut 2002 for India (Athlete, 30 Aug 2006)
Injuries In 2011 he suffered from a foot injury. (post.jagran.com, 18 Jul 2011)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
He began playing squash in 1995 at the Calcutta Racket Club in India. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2006)

Reason for taking up this sport
His father used to play squash and introduced him to the game. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2006)

Ambitions
To compete at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. (ndtv.com, 02 Jul 2014)

Training
He trains in West Yorkshire, England. (princesquash.com, 29 Jan 2014)

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Winning is not everything, it is the only thing." (Athlete, 30 Aug 2006)

Awards
In 2013 the Asian Squash Federation awarded him the Dato Alex Lee trophy, given to the outstanding male player of the year. (jagranjosh.com, 25 Apr 2014)

In 2007 he was awarded the Arjuna Award for sporting excellence from the Indian government . (sauravghosal.in, 15 Oct 2010)

He was a multi award winner in 2005, being given the Government of India Award for Medal Winners in International Events, Hero Indian Sports Academy Award for the Best Sportsman in Other Sports, and Most Promising Player at the Asian Junior Championships. (sauravghosal.in, 15 Oct 2010)

In 2000 he was awarded the Paes En Sport Award for Best Schoolboy Sportsman. (sauravghosal.in, 15 Oct 2010)

He was awarded the Jugal Srimal Award for Sports in 2000 and 1999. (sauravghosal.in, 15 Oct 2010)

General
NATIONAL MILESTONES
In 2013, he became the Indian player to reach the quarterfinals of the world championships, and in the same year became the first Indian player to be ranked in the top 20 in the world. (ibnlive.in.com, 31 Oct 2013; princesquash.com, 29 Jan 2014)

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