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Squash - 08. September 2015.

Sivasangari Subramaniam Celebrates Commonwealth Youth Games Gold

Women's semi-finals:

[1]áSivasangari Subramaniamá(MAS) btáMihiliya Methsaraniá(SRI) 11-4, 11-5, 11-3
[2]áEleanor Epkeá(NZL) btáSadia Gulá(PAK) 11-8, 11-7, 14-12



Final:
[1]áSivasangari Subramaniamá(MAS) bt [2]áEleanor Epkeá(NZL) 11-3, 11-5, 12-10
Bronze medal play-off:
Mihiliya Methsaraniá(SRI) btáSadia Gulá(PAK) 11-8, 11-6, 11-9

Eain Yow NgáandáSivasangari Subramaniamáfulfilled their seedings in theáCommonwealth Youth Gamesáby claiming double gold foráMalaysiaáináSquash's debut in the fifth staging of the Games ináSamoa.

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The pair (pictured above) endorsed their status as favourites by winning the titles without conceding any games over two days at theáTuana'imato Sports FacilityáináApia.

Ng, a 17-year-old from Kuala Lumpur, overcame unseeded IndianáVelavan Senthilkumaráin the semi-finals before getting the better of England's No.2 seedáPatrick Rooneyá11-8, 12-10, 11-5 in the men's climax.

It was 18-year-old Rooney's third successive straight games defeat by the Malaysian in international junior competitions.

The women's final also brought together the event's top two seeds. Subramaniam, from the Malaysian state of Kedah, defeated New ZealanderáEleanor Epkeá11-3, 11-5, 12-10.

"I'm very happy because winning a gold medal for the first time in the Commonwealth is a great thing,"ásaid 16-year-old ranked 96 in the world.

India'sáVelavan Senthilkumarátook the men's bronze medal after his Pakistani opponentáIsrar Ahmedáwas taken ill after the semi-finals - while Sri Lanka struck bronze in the women's event whenáMihiliya Methsaraniábeat fellow non-seedáSadia Guláof Pakistan 11-8, 11-6, 11-9

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