ATHLETE NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2016

[ 8/29/16 ]Two of #TeamHarrow Make it to Hong Kong Open Finals, Amanda Sobhy and Karim Abdel Gawad

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The 2016 Hong Hong Open Championships marked the official start of professional squash season, and for the first time in history, Harrow sponsored athletes occupied 3 of the 8 spots in the Semi Finals in this duel World Series event, with Amanda Sobhy and Karim Abdel Gawad making it through to the Finals, and Ryan Cuskelly in the Semi’s.

 

[ 9/10/16 ] Nele Gilis Comes in Second at European Individual Championship

 

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2016 European Individual Squash Championship took place in Prague , Czech Republic September 7 – 10 and saw Harrow ELITE Team Member Nele Gilis  place in the runner up position, second only to the top seed, Camille Serme.

[ 9/19/16 ] Cuskelly is Runner Up at Harrow Charlottesville Open!

 

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Australian #2 and #TeamHarrow athlete Ryan Cuskelly headlined the 2016 Harrow Charlottesville Open, PSA M25 which took place September 14 – 17 at the McArthur Squash Center at Boar’s Head Sports Club in Virginia. No. 16 in the World, Cuskelly was top seed and after breezing through to the finals,  gave a riveting  performance and came in second place in the decisive fifth.

[ 9/20/16 ] Maria Toorpakai Wazir is the Subject of a New Documentary, GIRL UNBOUND: The War to Be Her

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Harrow sponsored professional squash player Maria Toorpakai Wazir received international coverage this past spring for revealing that as a young girl in her native Pakistan, she made the decision to pose as a male in order to play squash. Her story has now been made into a documentary: GIRL UNBOUND: The War to Be Her

[ 9/23/16 ] #TeamHarrow Sweeps Al-Ahram Squash Open: Raneem El Welily & Karim Abdel Gawad Are 2016 CHAMPIONS!

 

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Our ELITE Team members Raneem El Welily and Karim Abdel Gawad claimed both the Men’s and Women’s titles at the 2016 Al-Ahram Squash Open. Playing in front of the pyramids in Cairo, Egypt, Raneem defeated No. 1 seed Nour El Sherbini in 5 games, while Karim pulled off a win against Ali Farag in just 3!

 

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