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


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

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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