Commonwealth Games 2022: Tulika Maan advances to final, India assured of 3rd judo medal in CWG

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Commonwealth Video games 2022: India’s Tulika Maan assured her nation their third medal in judo within the ongoing version of the event in Birmingham.

Tulika Maan of India. Courtesy: Twitter

Tulika Maan of India. Courtesy: Twitter

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tulika Maan gained the match by one ippon
  • Tulika Maan took 1 minute and 53 seconds to win the match
  • Earlier, Deepak Deswal misplaced his repechage match

India’s Tulika Maan, on Wednesday, August 3, certified for the gold medal match of the ladies’s 78 kg semi-final. She defeated New Zealand’s Sydnee Andrews by one ippon. Andrews managed to churn out a waza-ari to start out the match, however Maan was equal to the duty.

The match took 1 minute and 53 seconds to recover from. Maan, within the meantime, is now assured of not less than a silver medal. Beforehand, Shushila Devi and Vijay Kumar Yadav gained medals of their respective classes in Judo.

Devi gained the silver medal within the 48kg last after shedding to South Africa’s Michaela Whitebooi. Yadav, alternatively, gained the bronze medal within the males’s 60 kg occasion. He defeated Cyprus’s Petros C by one ippon in 58 minutes. He claimed a waza-ari after simply 5 seconds and went on to safe victory.

Nevertheless, Maan has the golden alternative to turn out to be the primary Indian judoka to win the gold medal within the ongoing Commonwealth Video games 2022.

Maan went into her semi-final match after defeating Mauritius’s Tracy Durhone and he or she carried on the shape within the semis as effectively.

Earlier, India’s Deepak Deswal misplaced his repechage match towards Fiji’s Tevita Takayawa. The judoka from Fiji gained by an ippon and the match lasted just one minute and eight seconds. Deswal’s opponent garnered two waza-ari to come back up trumps.

Deepak went into the repechage after shedding to England’s Harry Lovell-Hewitt. He was solely capable of win the Males’s 100 kg Elimination Spherical of 16 match towards Cameron’s Eric Jean Sebastien Omgba Fouda.

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