Punjab become overall Runner Up in both U-17 & U-21 categories of Judo

January 14, 2019 02:36 PM

CHANDIGARH: The players from Punjab have continued their splendid show at the ‘Khelo India Games’ currently underway at Pune (Maharashtra). Punjab won 9 medals today including 5 gold medals. Punjab Judo team got over all 2nd position in U-17 and 3rd position in U-21. The Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has congratulated the medal winners and boosted the morale of those players who have their events lined up.

Disclosing the details, the Chef De Mission of Punjab contingent and Director, Sports Mrs. Amrit Kaur Gill said that Manpreet Kaur has bagged Gold Medal in the U-21 age group of Javelin throw event, Gurkirat Singh in Hammer Throw of U-21 and Amandeep Singh won Gold medal in Shotput event of U-17 while in Judo Jobendeep Singh (100 Kg) and Harshdeep Singh Brar (81 Kg) won Gold Medals in U-17 category.

In the 400 Metre Hurdle event in U-21 category, Anmol Singh won Silver while in 78 Kg of U-21 Judo, Simran Kaur won silver medal. In 70 Kg of U-21 Judo, Simranjit Kaur bagged Bronze while in Gymnastic U-21 event, Aryan Sharma bagged Bronze.

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