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.