News ID: 168440
Published: 0307 GMT September 09, 2016

Iranian Judokas garner two bronzes in India

Iranian Judokas garner two bronzes in India
Photo by MEHDI ZARE

Two Iranian Judokas grabbed the bronze medals of their weight classes on the first day of the 10th Asian Cadet Judo Championships 2016 in India on Thursday.

Vahid Barimanlou and Mehdi Barghamadi bagged the bronze medals of under-55 kilogram and under-66 kilogram, respectively, in the competitions underway at the Rajiv Gandhi indoor stadium of Indian city of Kochi, Mehr News Agency reported. 
In under-55 kilogram, Gaku Toyoshima of Japan snatched gold defeating Enebish Battseren of Mongolia. Uzbekistan’s Nasrullo Shokirov grabbed the bronze medal of the event jointly with Barimanlou. 
In under-66 kilogram Teppei Saiganji of Japan grabbed gold outmuscling Kyrgyzstan’s Adil Myrzaev.  India’s Nitin Chauhan grabbed the bronze medal of the meet jointly with Barghamadi.
A total of 164 Judokas, 100 boys and 64 girls, from 22 countries including Iran, India, Japan, Korea, Taipei, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan are vying in the competitions.
 
   
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Resource: Mehr News Agency
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