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Squash: Egypt juniors beat Pakistan to tie record of 5 world titles

Egypt's five titles in 13 appearances trumps Pakistan and England and ties record set by Australia

Ahram Online, Thursday 21 Aug 2014
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Egypt beat Pakistan 2-0 to claim a fifth title of the World Juniors Championship held in iNamibia on Thursday night.

Omar El-Atmas and Youssef Aboul-Makarim were the heroes of the night after beating Tayyab Aslan 3-1 and Syed Ali Bokhari 3-2, respectively, to give Egypt its third title in a row.

Egypt's five titles (1994, 2006, 2010 and 2012) from 13 tournaments match the record set by Australia – the first to win five titles in 1980, 1984, 1986, 1988 and 1992.

Egypt have outclassed rivals Pakistan, who had previously won four titles (1982, 2002, 2004 and 2008) in 17 appearances, and England, who won in 1990, 1996, 1998 and 2000.

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