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Asiad Judo: Hardeep, Garima lose in the pre-quarters

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Press Trust of India Jakarta
Indian judokas Harshdeep Singh Brar and Garima Choudhary crashed out in the pre-quarterfinals of their respective events at the 18th Asian Games here today.
Hardeep lost to South Korea's Seungsu Lee 3-10 in the round of 16 of the men's 81kg category.
The 20-year-old Indian committed three Shidos (minor violations) while Lee received one penalty point and scored an Ippon (full point).
Earlier, Hardeep had sailed past Rajitha P K Uwarapaksha Gedara of Sri Lanka 10-0 in the round of 32.
In the women's 70 kg event, Garima lost to Gulnoza Matniyazov of Uzbekistan

0-10.
Garima, who was India's sole judoka in the 2012 London Olympics, failed to pick up any point in her bout while Matniyazov managed to log an Ippon.

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First Published: Aug 30 2018 | 2:30 PM IST

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