Two golds for Nepal

KATHMANDU: Nepali judokas Indra Bahadur Shrestha and Manita Shrestha Pradhan won gold medals in the North Bangkok University Judo Championship in Thailand on Sunday.

Indra won the gold medal in men’s below-66kg weight category after winning four bouts against Thailand, UAE and Japanese players, while Manita defeated players from Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand on her way to winning the gold in women’s below-57kg section.

Also, Poonam Shrestha won silver in women’s below-78kg section, whereas Devika Khadka bagged bronze in women’s below-52kg weight category.

Indra and Umesh Magar had win bronze medals in the previous edition of the tournament.