Tripura's Asmita Dey won gold medal in Junior Asian Judo Championship 2023 in Macau, China

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Junior-Asian-Judo-Championship-2023Asmita De, who hails from Tripura, achieved a significant feat by winning the gold medal in the Junior Asian Judo Championship 2023 held in Macau, China.

An Overview of the News

  • Competing in the 48 kg category, Asmita faced stiff opposition from judokas representing 27 different countries including Korea, Bhutan, Iraq and the US.

  • During the preliminary round in Group D, Asmita displayed exceptional skills and pulled off a stunning win against Hong Kong's Suet Yiu Tang.

  • Advancing to the semi-finals, 20-year-old Indian judoka Asmita Dey continued her impressive run by defeating Australia's Ashlyn Doe.

  • In the final match, Asmita once again showed her strength and finally won the gold medal by defeating Annaliese Fielder of Australia.

  • The win adds to Asmita Dey's already impressive record as she has earlier won a silver medal at the Asian Open 2023 in Kuwait City and a bronze at the Asian Junior Championships in 2022.

India participated in the Macau Junior Asia Cup Judo Competition and won a total of five medals: three gold, one silver and one bronze:

  • Unnati put up an exceptional performance to win the final against Rylee Rametta of Australia and earn the gold medal.

  • In the final, Arun defeated Kohsei Toyoshima of Australia to win the gold medal.

  • Competing in the over 100 kg category, Yash Ghangas put up a tough fight against Mongolia's Khangarid Gantulga in the final but settled for a silver medal for India.

  • Shraddha Kadubal Chopra won the bronze medal by defeating Australia's Kelly Bannister in the 52 kg category.

President of the International Judo Federation: Marius Vizer

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