Ireland take Two Gold Medals in the World Masters 2016
Ireland’s Barbara Sanderson and Willie Hosey won Masters World titles at the World Masters Squash Championship 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Barbara won the Women’s O75’s title and Willie the Over 55’s championship. Willie won his final in emphatic style 3-0 in 16 minutes. Likewise Barbara won her final in 16 minutes with a 3-1 score. Ireland came joint 4th in the medals table.
England Squash Masters proved yet again that they are the top Masters Nation in the World when they easily won the medals table in the World Masters Squash Championship in Johannesburg, South Africa.
England, with only 52 entrants – 80% of the top players did not travel – claimed 6 Gold Medals, 9 Silver and 3 Bronze, whilst host Nation South Africa, with well over 600 entrants and players in 10 finals, came away with just 3 Golds , 7 Silvers and 8 Bronzes.
Third was Australia with two Golds and two silvers and fourth were the USA and Ireland with two Golds each.
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