Full list of history-maker Pankaj Advani's titles and awards

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Pankaj Advani with his two World titles in Leeds
Bangalore, Oct 31: Pankaj Advani added a 12th world title to his glittering career when he completed a "Grand Double" at Leeds on Wednesday (October 29) by winning both points and timed format of World Billiards Championship.

The 29-year-old Bangalorean made history at Leeds by becoming the first player to clinch titles in both formats for the third time.

Here is the complete list of Pankaj Advani's titles (World, Asian, National and Junior) and awards


World Titles (12)


  • World Team Billiards Championship, Glasgow, 2014
  • World Billiards Champion (Timed Format) (6) - 2014 (Leeds), 2012 (Leeds), 2009 (Leeds), 2008 (Bangalore), 2007 (Singapore), 2005 (Malta)
  • World Billiards Champion (Points Format) (3) - 2014 (Leeds), 2008 (Bangalore), 2005 (Malta)
  • IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Champion, Egypt, 2014
  • IBSF World Snooker Champion, China, 2003 (1st world title at the age of 18)

Asian Games (2)

  • Gold Medal - Guangzhou - English Billiards (Singles Event) 2010
  • Gold Medal - Doha - English Billiards (Singles Event) 2006

Australian Open (1)

  • Australian Open Billiards Champion, Melbourne, 2008

Asian Titles (5)

  • Asian Billiards Champion (5) 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2005

National Titles (24)

  • Senior Snooker (6) 2014, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2003
  • Senior Billiards (6) 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005
  • Senior 6-Red Snooker 2010
  • Junior Billiards (7) 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
  • Junior Snooker (4) 2005, 2003, 1998, 1997

Awards


  • Padmashree Award 2009
  • Karnataka's Kempegowda Award 2007
  • Karnataka's Ekalavya Award 2007
  • Karnataka's Rajyotsava Award 2007
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2006
  • Rajiv Gandhi Award 2004
  • Arjuna Award 2004
  • World Economic Forum's Global Shaper Award 2011
  • Teacher's Achievement Award Sports 2010
  • Sahara India Sports Award 2010
  • DNA Most Stylish Sportsperson Award 2010
  • The Sports Writers Association of Bangalore (SWAB) 'Best Sportsperson' 2005
  • Hero India Sports Award 2004
  • Indo-American Young Achiever's Award 2003

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