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Khelo India: Delhi dominate judo mat; win 3 gold medals

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

judokas proved unstoppable Thursday, winning three of the six gold at stake on the opening day of the event in 2019 here.

won a total of six medals -- three gold, one silver and two bronze.

On a day that saw action confined to the Under-17s, the other three gold were shared by Uttar Pradesh, and Gujarat, a issued here said.

bagged four medals -- one gold, two silver, one bronze.

judoka won a marathon in the girls Below-40kg event.

Pitted against Priya (Haryana), Sonal needed the 'Golden Score' to take the top spot.

Having shared honours after the mandatory four minutes, Sonal had to battle for another five-odd minutes and win by an Ippon.

Sohan Singh of Mathura helped open their gold account, winning his Below-50kgs bout against fancied Harish (Haryana) by an Ippon.

In the Below-55kgs category, (Haryana) topped against Abhishek (Punjab) by an Ippon.

The bout also saw Maharashtras claim bronze to help the hosts open their account in the discipline.

Pratham is a four-time national champion and the medal was his first at the games.

Results: U-17 Girls: Below-40kgs, Final: (Guj) bt Priya (Har) by an Ippon.

Bronze: Bindu (Pun) & (Trp) Below- 44kgs, Final: (Delhi) bt Muskan (Dli) by an Ippon.

Bronze: Mansi (Har) & Pooja Yadav (UP) Below-48kgs, Final: Navika (Delhi) bt (Arunachal) by 2-1 Waza-ari; Bronze: Mahima Dikshi Sailor (Guj) & Zonunsangi (Miz) U-17 Boys: Below-50kgs, Final: Sohan Singh (UP) bt Harish (Har) by an Ippon Bronze: (Arunachal) and (Manipur) Below-55kgs, Final: Yeshvir Singh (Har) bt Abhishek (Pun) by an Ippon.

Bronze: (Mah) & (UP)Below- 60kgs, Final: (Dli) bt by an Ippon; Bronze: (Dli) &

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 21:00 IST