Geet Sethi(Geet Sethi)

Overview

  • Location:
  • Ahmedabad, India
  • Profession:
  • Highest Break (Practice):
  • Highest Break (Match):
  • 1276
  • Cue:
  • Tip:
  • World Billiards 100+ Breaks:
  • 58
  • World Billiards High Breaks:
  • 296, 263, 248, 247, 203

Achievement(s):

  • World Professional Billiards Champion: 1992, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2006.
  • World Amateur Billiards Champion: 1985, 1987, 2001.
  • Gold Medalist, 13th Asian Games, Bangkok 1998.
  • Asian Billiards Champion: 1987.
  • National Billiards Champion: 1982, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1997, 1998.
  • The only player in history to have scored a maximum 147 in competitive Snooker and a 1000+ break in competitive Billiards.

Biography/Information:

  • Geet is one of the giants of the modern era. Born in Delhi and raised in Ahmedabad, he won his first major title in 1982 when he defeated Michael Ferreira in the final of the Indian National Championship.
  • In 1992 at the World Professional Championship, Geet compiled a break of 1276 in around 80 minutes which was the highest break for five decades. Geet remains one of only five players to compile a four figure break in the modern era.
  • Geet is a major sporting hero in India and is a recipient of many sports awards, including the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the Padma Shri, the Arjuna Award and the K.K. Birla Award.
  • In 2005, he authored a motivational book called Success vs Joy. Geet also co-founded Olympic Gold Quest, a Foundation for the Promotion of Sports in India.

Geet’s Statistics:

Below you will find statistics on the player performance over recent seasons:

2020/21
Tournaments Played
0
Match Win %
n/a
Hourly Rate
n/a
Rank (Pts)
Best K/O perf
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High Break
n/a
2019/20
Tournaments Played
0
Match Win %
n/a
Hourly Rate
n/a
Rank (Pts)
130 (3237)
Best K/O perf
n/a
High Break
n/a
2018/19
Tournaments Played
2
Match Win %
60% (6 of 10)
Hourly Rate
278
Rank (Pts)
91 (6473)
Best K/O perf
L16
High Break
186