Commonwealth Youth Games: India's junior judokas win one gold and three bronze medals

Indian junior judokas won a gold and three bronze medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Youth Games. Soni won the gold medal in under 73-kg weight category while Ashish, Antim Yadav and Rebina Devi Chanam won bronze.

PTI July 19, 2017 16:42:05 IST
Commonwealth Youth Games: India's junior judokas win one gold and three bronze medals

New Delhi: Indian junior judokas won a gold and three bronze medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Youth Games being held in Nassau, Bahamas.

Commonwealth Youth Games Indias junior judokas win one gold and three bronze medals

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Soni of Haryana won the gold medal in the below 73Kg Weight Category, after beating Nikolic Uros of Australia in the final bout, while Ashish won a bronze in the below 60Kg weight category, defeating Zain Prosser Harry of England in bronze medal bout.

Antim Yadav of Madhya Pradesh won a bronze in the below 48Kg weight category, surpassing Russell Jasmine of Bahamas in Repechage bout.

Manipur's Rebina Devi Chanam also won a bronze medal in the below 57Kg Weight category after getting the better of Saskia of Australia.

The Organising Committee of the Games that would conclude on 24 July had allowed the participation of only four weight categories Judo players (2 Boys & 2 Girls) from each country, and all the Indians won medals.

Recently, three Indian woman judokas had won bronze in their respective categories at the recently-concluded Asian Junior Judo Championships in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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