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The Greatest Squash Player of Pakistan Azam Khan dies of Coronavirus

Azam Khan

The greatest squash player of Pakistan and 4 time champion of British Open, Azam Khan dies of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in London at the age of 95.

The 95-year-old Azam, who won four consecutive British Open titles between 1959-62, tested positive for COVID-19 last week and breathed his last in London’s Ealing Hospital today.

Squash player of Pakistan Azam Khan, who had settled in the UK, is one of the prominent members of the great Khan dynasty which ruled international squash for many decades.

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His son Wasil Khan, a former British junior champion said, “The hospital authorities informed us about Azam’s demise on Saturday afternoon.”

“All of us here in London are in isolation and the news has come as a big jolt for us,” said Wasil.

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