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
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
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.