Indian judokas shine at Asian meet

July 11th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Indian judokas won six medals, including one gold, in the just concluded 4th Children of Asia Games at Yakutsk in the Republic of Saka. Pooja Dhanda (57 Kg) won the gold medal. Sandhya Devi (48kg), Ichal Devi (63kg), Romen Singh (60kg) and Jawswinder Singh (55kg) bagged the silver medals while the bronze went to Neha Thakur (40kg) in the five-day event that concluded Thursday.

Pooja had also won a gold in the Asian Youth Championships last week in Yemen.

It was an improved performance by the Indian judokas this time compared to the last edition when they could get only one silver and a bronze.

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