The 8th South Asian Judo Championship has begun in Lalitpur, Nepal. Besides host Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka participating in a three-day championship.
A total 102 players including 13 from India will compete for 7 gold, 7 silver and 14 bronze medals each in men’s and women’s individual categories. In a glittering performance, Indian women made a clean sweep. India won all 7 Gold Medals in women’s section.
Source- DD News
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
- This is the fourth time Nepal is hosting South Asian Judo Championship.
- Nepal Capital- Kathmandu, Currency- Nepalese rupee, President- Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister- Khadga Prasad Oli.