2024 World Snooker Championship: Kyren Wilson Hungry for More, Not Settling for One World Title

Kyren Wilson clinches first triple crown title at the Crucible, eyeing more victories and aiming for the world number one spot.

2024 World Snooker Championship: Kyren Wilson Hungry for More, Not Settling for One World Title
Louis Hobbs

Written by: Louis Hobbs

(Senior Sports Writer)

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Last updated: 2024-05-07

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Kyren Wilson Clinches First Triple Crown Title

In a thrilling finale at the Crucible Theatre, Kyren Wilson etched his name into the annals of snooker history, securing his maiden triple crown event by defeating Welsh qualifier Jak Jones 18-14 in the 2024 World Snooker Championship final. 

Wilson's triumph not only signifies a remarkable achievement in his career but also heralds the beginning of what promises to be a captivating journey towards further glory.

A Momentous Victory at the Crucible

Reflecting on his long-awaited triumph, Wilson expressed the significance of capturing his first triple crown event at the esteemed World Snooker Championship, stating, "You sort of hunt for your first triple crown event and obviously there's no better triple crown event to land than the world championships as your first one." 

His words underscore the unparalleled prestige associated with clinching the coveted title at the iconic Crucible Theatre, elevating the magnitude of his achievement.

Setting Sights on Future Triumphs

Despite basking in the glory of his inaugural world title, Wilson is already looking ahead to his next challenge with unwavering determination, emphasising his hunger for continued success.

"They always say your first one is the hardest. I’ll be disappointed if I don’t go on to win more,” he told SportsBoom.com

This resolute mindset epitomises Wilson's relentless pursuit of excellence and sets the stage for an enthralling quest for multiple world championships.

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Aiming for the Pinnacle: World Number One

While revelling in his newfound status as a world champion, Wilson has wasted no time in setting ambitious goals for the future. With his sights firmly set on the summit of the sport, he declared, "I've always believed if you win the world title, you give yourself a real shot at crack at world number one." 

“It's something that's high on the agenda, it's something that you want to tick off the list. And if you can be remembered as a world champion and a world number one, you've conquered it for me.”

For Wilson, attaining the pinnacle of snooker by securing the coveted world number one ranking represents the ultimate conquest, a feat that would solidify his legacy as one of the sport's all-time greats.

As Kyren Wilson embarks on the next chapter of his illustrious career, his triumph at the 2024 World Snooker Championship serves as a testament to his unwavering resolve, unparalleled skill, and insatiable thirst for success. 

With his eyes firmly set on the future, Wilson stands poised to leave an indelible mark on the world of snooker, driven by a relentless pursuit of excellence and an unyielding desire to etch his name in the annals of sporting history.

For more exclusive interviews and the latest news on the 2024 World Snooker Championship, make sure to stay connected with SportsBoom.com

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