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Nepal: Bhutanese Judokas shine in international tournament Bhutan Judokas
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Nepal: Bhutanese Judokas shine in international tournament

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 21 Mar 2023, 12:11 am

Kathmandu: Bhutanese Judokas have won two gold, two silvers, and four bronze medals in the Nepal Confederation of Sports International Judo tournament, media reports said.

This year’s medal tally is a marked improvement from the 2018’s edition of the tournament, where Bhutan managed only two bronze medals, The Bhutan Live reported.

The Bhutanese team of Judokas who competed in the tournament consisted of two girls and 11 boys, aged between 11 and 18.

The players competed in the under-15, under-18, and under-21 categories.

In the under-15 category, Bhutan won two medals. 12-year-old, Tandin Dorji Wangmo, won silver in the female category. And 12-year-old, Jigme Yangsel Dorji, won bronze in the male category, the news portal reported.

In the under-18 male category, Lhuendup Dorji and Jigme Yoesel Norbu won gold, Tenzin Dorji won silver, and Kinga Norbu and Yeshey Nidup won bronze.

In the under-18 female category, Minjur Peldon won bronze.

The 13 Judokas have been training for about two months for the tournament. These Judokas were selected from the 2022 Winter Judo Camp and Tournament.