Ranked 9th in the World Women’s Team Championship, Indian women team finished 9th as 17 teams participated at Issy-les-Moulineaux, France. was placed with top seeds Egypt, 8th seed New Zealand and Mexico. They lost against the seeds and won against Mexico. After their debut in 2002, this was 5th appearance by Indian Women’s team at World Team Championships. Indian Women’s best finish is 5th. Check their 2016 performances and history in World Team Championships.
Indian Women’s Squash team had first participated in the World Team Championship in 2002 when Joshna Chinappa, Mekhala Subedar, Vaidehi Reddy lost all the four matches. After that Indian women’s team could not qualify for next three events and from 2010, Indian women have been qualifying regularly. Their best performance was in 2012 when they finished 5th.
Results of 2016 Pool A Stage for India
Squad: Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal, Akanksha Salunkhe, Sunayna Kuruvilla
Egypt def India 3-0
India def Mexico 3-0
New Zealand def India 2-1
Indian Performance at World Women’s Team Championships
2012: 5th when they lost to Egypt in Quarterfinals
Indian Squad: Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa, Anaka Alankamony, Aparajitha Balamurukan
2002: Joshna Chinappa, Mekhala Subedar, Vaidehi Reddy (Lost all 4)