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Who Wins India's First-ever Gold Medal in Judo World Championships in Sarajevo?
Garima Chaudhary
Kalpana Devi Thoudam
Shushila Devi Likmabam
Linthoi Chanambam

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Linthoi Chanambam

Manipur’s 15-year-old judoka Linthoi Chanambam on Friday(26th Aug 2022) scripted history by clinching India’s first ever gold medal at the Judo World Championships in Sarajevo. The teen sensation’s feat is the country first medal in any age-group category at the worlds.
At the ongoing World Cadet championships, Linthoi was in an element of her own as she recorded four consecutive wins by Ippons before making it to the final of the 57kg category against Brazil’s Bianca Reis.
By then, history was made as no Indian judoka has ever reached a final of any World Championship...

Source : Times of India

Published On : August 27, 2022
Category : Sports