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Squash champion

In the Geo Quiz, we're searching for a country that's produced one of the longest winning streaks in any sport. A South Asian athlete nicknamed �The Conqueror' went unbeaten for 5 years. So, name the country or its world-class squash player.

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Today's Geo Quiz is for winners. The UCONN Huskies are at the top of their game. This week the women's collegiate basketball team set a sports record of 89 wins in a row. The US record was 88 wins, set by UCLA's men's basketball team. We wish the Huskies continued success.

Now for the quiz: we're searching for a country that's produced another one of the longest winning streaks � in any sport. Not Brazil with its 19 FIFA World Cup appearances or South Korea whose women archers won 6 consecutive Olympic golds.

But a South Asian country whose athlete nicknamed The Conqueror went unbeaten for 5 years. He won 555 consecutive matches�on the squash court. And get this! He once won the International Squash Championship � without losing a single point.

So, name the world's sixth most populous country � or its world-class squash player�
Geo Answer:

The sport is squash and the country is Pakistan.

Jahangir Khan was born in Karachi and at the age 17 began an an incredible 555-match winning streak that lasted 5 years. He's considered the Muhammed Ali of squash, the Lance Armstrong of the court�

His secret? He says he trained 6 days a week and drank 2 glasses of milk everyday, among other things. Time Magazine named Jahangir one of Asia's Heroes. Try beating that!