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SPO-KHELO JUDO


PTI Mumbai
Updated: 11-01-2019 23:12 IST
SPO-KHELO JUDO

Delhijudokas continued to dominate

the discipline, but hosts Maharashtra and Punjab also managed

to make their presence felt in Judo at the Khelo India Youth

Games here.

On Day 2 of the competition, Delhi grabbed three golds

from the eight finals that were held during the day.

Maharashtra and Punjab grabbed two each.

As a result, Delhi took their two-day gold tally to

six, a media release said.

On another day of Under-17 action, Manipur's young

wonderThangjam Tababi was the other gold medallist.

Thangjam topped teammate Leishangthen Chanu to claim

the Below-52kg category in a bout that lasted under a minute.

For Delhi,Muskan Tokas won her bout against teammate

Reva Rawat to claim the Below-57kgs category and later, Prerna

Tokas downed Gautami Hemant (Maharashtra) in the Below-63kgs

category, while Jatin Solanki rounded up the golden treble for

Delhi putting out Akash Yadav (Uttar Pradesh) in Below-73kgs

category.

Maharashtra along with Manipur and Punjab opened their

gold medal account in judo.

The hosts had the distinction of winning the first

gold medal of the day through Mumbai's Dev Tilak Thapa who

proved superior to Thangjam Abun (Manipur) and ended his bout

in the Below-66kgs in just 12 seconds flat.

The state's second gold came throughPoorva Patil who

saved the best for the last. Poorva ended Jyoti Tokas' (Delhi)

challenge in the Above-63kgs. Maharashtra also added one

silver and one bronze to their tally, the release added.

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COUNTRY : India