12 Indian judokas to participate in South Asian Championship

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Patiala, Aug 26 (UNI) For providing international exposure to upcoming judokas of the country, the Judo Federation of India (JFI) will be fielding six boys and six girls (all juniors) in the forthcoming senior South Asian Judo Championship slated for September 10 to 14 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The Judokas in the boys category are Virbhan (55 kg), Veer Bahadur Thapa (60 kg), Manjit Nandal (66 kg), Kuldip Kumar (73 kg), Yaima Singh (81kg) and Rajinder Singh (90kg).

Girls: Bidya Lakshmi (44kg), Sangeeta Devi (48kg), Rohini Patil (52 kg), Kalpana (57kg), Garima Choudhary (63kg) and Suni Bala (70kg).

The coaches who will accompany the judokas are J G Sharma, Ajay Vats, Kishore Kumar and Vijender Singh.

UNI XC PS VN1546 The Nepal-bound judokas are presently training in the ongoing national judo camp which got under way on July 29 here at the NIS, followed by the selection trials.

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