Macau, July 1: Outstanding Indian Squashman Veer Chotrani today hoisted the flag of India in the Under-19 title at the Asian Junior Championship in Macau, China, beating his compatriot Yash Fadte to win a gold. Veer has thereby become the third Indian to win the Asian Trophy after Ravi Dixit and Vela Senthikumar.
Veer beat Yash 11-5, 9-11, 11-7, 9-11, 11-7. In the other two finals, India bagged two silver medals through Neel Joshi in the boys Under-17 category and Yuvna Gupta in the girls Under-15 section. India finished the tournament with one gold, three silver and three bronze medals.
Veer Chotrani is the son of former national Champion Manish Chotrani and was the Under-13 winner of the tournament five years ago in Iran.