Templeton on NZ team verge
Katikati squash player Glenn Templeton has been selected as the non-travelling reserve in the New Zealand men’s world individual squash championships, followed by the biennial men’s world junior team championships next month in Chennai, India.
Players coming from awide range of experience and with an eye on the future have been selected. It hasn’t been an easy road for the 16-year-old whowas injured for amonth andmissed one of the three selection tournaments.
The World JuniorMen's Team Championships event is played every two years (even years). The championships are contested by teams of three junior men from each country, with countries playing each other in ties in pools and/or knockout format. The country that wins two ormore matches wins the tie.
The boys selections include Belmont Park duo from Auckland’s, North Shore, Lucente and Gabe Yam, Temwa Chileshe (Hamilton) and Anthony Lepper from Auckland, with development players Elijah Thomas (also the reserve for the boys team) and Leo Fatiaofa (both Auckland).
Themen’s and women’sWorld Junior Individual Championships will take place at the Indian Squash Academy at Chennai, India from July 18-23, followed by the biennial Men’s World Junior Team Championship from July 24-29.
Rising squash star Glenn Templeton in action.