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Yana Shut

NameDate of Birth Country
Yana Shut29-07-1997Belarus
Name :Yana Shut
 
Yana Shut (born 29 July 1997 in Minsk, Belarus) is a Belarusian snooker player. She is the current Under-18 World Snooker Champion. 
Career
In June 2013 Shut competed the 2013 EBSA European Snooker Championships but lost in the quarter-final round to eventually winner Wendy Jans. The following year, Shut played in the WLBSA Ladies World Under-21 Championship where she would go on to face defending champion Hannah Jones in a thrilling final. Jones however was successful retaining the championship, defeating Shut 3–1. In October 2015, Shut entered the 2015 IBSF World Under-18 Snooker Championship as the number four seed, Shut managed to advance to the final where she defeated Anastasija Singurindi 3–0 to win the inaugural championship. 
Shut has also competed in the men's EBSA European Under-21 Championships on several occasions playing against the likes of Jamie Rhys Clarke, Duane Jones, Rhys Clark and Kacper Filipiak. Could she became the first female professional snooker player.
 

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