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South Asian Judo Championship: Pakistan secures overall 2nd position
April 23, 2018

Pakistan wrapped up the South Asian Senior Judo Championship in second position with two gold, four silver and four bronze medals in Nepal.

On the second day of the championship, Pakistan's Babar Hussain bagged Silver Medal in 66 Kilogram Category.

Nadeem Akram and Mohammad Abbas won Bronze Medals in 73 and 81 kilogram category respectively.

In the Women's Category, Beenish Khan bagged Bronze Medal in 78 kilogram category.

Earlier on the opening day of Championship, Pakistan's Shah Hussain Shah and Qaiser Khan secured gold medals while Humaira Ashiq and Maryam win silver medals.

Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka are taking part in the Championship.

According to Pakistan Judo federation official Masood Ahmed, the performance has been satisfactory.

He said Pakistan could have done better if they had sent an athlete in the -100kg event.