Stunning the squash world at the World Championship finals was Egyptian Karim Samy Abdel-Gawad who defeated three time world champion Ramy Ashour, while fellow Egyptian Ranim ElWelily took home the crown in the women's squash final.
A surprising upset at Squash World Championship as Egyptian Karim Samy Abdel-Gawad defeats three-time world champion Egyptian Ramy Ashour at Cairo’s Wadi Degla on Friday.
Abdel-Gawad faced incredible obstacles on his way to the crown. After shocking the squash world by eliminating world number one Mohamed ElShorbagy, as the sixth seed, Abdel-Gawad managed to continue shocking fans taking out three-time world champion Ramy Ashour in the finals.
Clinching the victory Abdel-Gawad managed to retire Ashour early with a 3-1 victory. Meanwhile, in the all Egyptian female final, world number four Ranim ElWelily was victorious over world number three Nouran Gohar with a 3-1 win, making it her third win in four finals.
Photo courtesy of Professional Squash Association (PSA)