Saurav Ghosal

Saurav Ghosal

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Saurav Ghosal Profile

  • Name:
  • Saurav Ghosal
  • Born:
  • August 10, 1986
  • Father:
  • R.N. Ghosal
  • Hobbies:
  • Watching cricket, tennis and football matches, watching movies

  • Awards:
  • Arjuna Award in 2007

    Government of India Award for Medal Winners in International Events in 2005

    Hero Indian Sports Academy Award – Best Sportsman in Other Sports in 2005

    Most Promising Player – Asian Junior Squash Championships in 2005

    Paes En Sport Award for Best Schoolboy Sportsman in 2000

    Jugal Srimal Award for Sports in 2000 and 1999

  • Achievements:
  • Individual and Team Bronze medal at Asian Games at Guangzhou in November 2010

    Quarter finalist in English Grand Prix in September 2010

    Winner in Senior National Men’s Squash Championships in December 2009

    Pre-quarter finals in Punj Lloyd PSA Masters in December 2009

    Winner in PSA Ornano International in September 2008

    Winner in Senior National Men’s Squash Championships in August 2008

    Winner in 6th PSA ICL Chennai Open in July 2008

    Winner in Senior National Men’s Squash Championships in July 2007

    Winner in 5th PSA ICL Chennai Open in July 2007

    Bronze Medal in Asian Games, Doha in December 2006

    Winner in Senior National Men’s Squash Championships in September 2006

    Winner in PSA Otters Open in August 2006

    Winner in British Junior Open Under -19 in January 2004

     

Saurav Ghosal Biography

Saurav Ghosal is an Indian sportsman playing the game of squash. His highest work rank is squash is 22 as of November 2012. When he won the British Junior Open Under 19 squash title in 2004, he got the honor of being the first every Indian to win this.

 

Saurav was born on 10th August 1986 in Kolkata in West Bengal. His father’s name is R.N. Ghosal. He started playing squash when he was eight years old. His father was interested in the sports and from him he got an interest too. He started playing squash at the Kolkata Racquet Club. He completed his schooling from Lakshmipat Singhania Academy. When he was fifteen years old, he shifted to Chennai and continued his training at ICL Squash Academy where he was coached by Major Maniam and Cyrus Poncha. He was also trained by Malcolm Willstrop. Then he went to Leeds in England and the good training he got there made him a professional squash player.

 

He won bronze medal at the Asian Games 2006 at Doha and he got number one world ranking in junior level. He bagged the Junior National Championship for three years consecutively and won German Open U 17 title and Dutch Open in 2002. He was one of the proud receivers of the Arjuna Award from the Government of India in the year 2007.

 

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Updated: December 27, 2012

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