By Syazana Muhammad
SERDANG, Sept 8 – A student from the Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Ivan Yuen Wee Wern secured a silver medal in the finals of World University Squash Championship at the National Squash Centre in Bukit Jalil, today.
In the finals, Ivan was defeated by Hong Kong top seed, Tsz Fung Yip, 11-3, 8-11, 11-3 and 8-11 within 49 minutes of the match.
Earlier, Ivan, who is ranked 53 in the world and second best national beat Joshua Masters of England 11-7, 12-10, 12-14 and 11-5 in a battle which lasted for 52 minutes in the men’s singles semi-finals for a place to the finals.
Ivan received strong support, especially from 30 students and staff of UPM Sports Centre.
Sekolah Pengajian Siswazah
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia