16 Year old Thangjam Tababi Devi became India’s first judo medallist at the Olympic level, claiming a silver at the ongoing Youth Games. She was defeated by Venezuela’s Maria Giminez in the finals of the women’s 44kg category in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tababi Devi hails from Manipur.
India have never won an Olympic medal in judo either at the senior or the youth level. Her silver was India’s second medal at the ongoing Games after shooter Tushar Mane also clinched the second position in the men’s 10m air rifle competition.
Source- DD News
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018-
- Argentina Capital: Buenos Aires, Currency: Argentine peso.
- Official Mascot of Youth Olympic Games 2018 is Pandi.