Likmabam Sushila Devi was facing Scotland's Kimberley Renicks in the 48kg final at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games ( CWG), the words of her uncle D.
London: The UAE's Humaid Al Derei sees no reason why the country cannot have up to three judokas
at the next Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The 27-year-old judoka
reached the semifinal by defeating Australian judoka
Jake Benstedi, Bahruz Khojazodani from Tajikistan, and Armenian Ferdinand Karapetyan.
Some 446 judoka
from 65 countries took part in the international tournament held from February 23-25.
The 100-thousand-dollar Tunis Grand Prix saw the participation of over 420 judokas
from 49 countries.
He was a very good judoka
and will be missed by a lot of people.
Four members of the squad were joined by judoka
from Erdington Judo Club to make up a five-strong party for the team event.
have earned their place in Hungary from August 28 to September 3 off the back of strong performances over the past 12 months including Grand Slam and Grand Prix medals.
Israel-Egypt ties never been closer, but Egyptian judoka
still won't shake hand of victorious Israeli opponent.
believes his father to be a source of inspiration for him, and hopes to make him proud in the Games.
IN JUST a few weeks from now, judoka
Avtar Singh will be plying his trade against the best in the business at the Olympics, and the 25- year- old is looking forward to the daunting task at hand.
The legendary judoka
made his way to the final after winning against Gabonese Luc Odelin Manongho in the quarterfinals, and Cameroonian Seidou Nji Mouluh in the semi-finals.
Colin Oates, ranked No7 at under-66kgs, will also travel to Astana for the World Championships, which run from August 24 to 29.
Best Kyrgyzstan's judoka
among women is Kumushai Soskeyeva who occupies the 52nd place in the weight category up to 48 kg with 22 points.
The World Judo Masters Championship, which takes place for the first time in an African nation, brings together the top 16 judoka
on the World Ranking List in each weight category.