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Squash: Mixed doubles event added to Asian Games 2022

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Accorging to reports that Mixed doubles squash will be contested at the Asian Games for the first time at Hangzhou 2022.


David Mui, the President of the Asian Squash Federation, has confirmed the news, according to India TV.


It would mean five medal events in squash being held at the Games in the Chinese city next year - men's and women's singles, men's and women's team and the mixed doubles.


"I am delighted to inform you that mixed doubles will be included as one of the competition events in squash in 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China," Mui said in an email India TV has seen.


The official paid tribute to India's former World Squash Federation President N Ramachandran for mixed doubles' inclusion.

Squash has appeared at every edition of the Asian Games since Bangkok 1998.


Malaysia has dominated the sport, winning 11 gold medals.


Five of these came courtesy of Nicol David in the women's singles.


Mixed doubles is currently contested at the Commonwealth Games.

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