Sunday , May 19 2024

Women's Taekwondo: Delhi leads with five gold, Gujarat and Chandigarh three gold each

Lucknow, 24 February (HS). Delhi players took their tally of gold medals to 5 by winning two gold medals in the first Khelo India Women's Taekwondo League Phase 2 on Saturday. In this league, Delhi players have so far won five gold and three silver medals. Whereas players from Chandigarh and Gujarat have won a total of three gold medals each.

Uttar Pradesh was successful in winning two silver and five bronze medals in the league competitions organized by Taekwondo Federation of India and Uttar Pradesh Taekwondo Association under the auspices of the Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Welfare, Khelo India and Sports Authority of India in the badminton hall of KD Singh Babu Stadium. achieved. In the matches that lasted till late evening on Saturday, Anvesha Jain won silver medal in Cadet Under-59 kg and Tushika Verma won bronze medal in Junior Under-52 kg for Uttar Pradesh.

In the closing ceremony on Saturday, chief guest Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs and MP Kaushal Kishore and special guest Dr. Anandeshwar Pandey (General Secretary, Uttar Pradesh Olympic Association) distributed the awards. Today, on the occasion of the closing ceremony, NCOE instructor Sandhya Bharti along with Aruna Tanwar and Muskaan, trainees of SAI NCOE Lucknow, selected in the Indian team for the Para Asian Qualifier Round to be held for the selection of Para Olympics, were honored. The guests congratulated the selected players for their best performance and a place in the Paralympics.

Results of Saturday's matches

Cadet Under-47 kg –

Gold: Rishita Rawat (Delhi), Silver: Dali (Uttarakhand), Bronze: Manvi Sah (Uttarakhand) and Parmeet (Haryana).

Cadet Under-59 Kg –

Gold: Asmi Bharti (Madhya Pradesh), Silver: Anvesha Jain (Uttar Pradesh), Bronze: Ayonija Saini (Rajasthan) and Tanishka (Uttarakhand).

Junior Under-44 kg –

Gold: Mansi Kori (Madhya Pradesh), Silver: Hansa Chauhan (Madhya Pradesh), Bronze: Hemangi Parmar and Tanisha Agarwal (Gujarat).

Junior Under-49 kg –

Gold: Zoya Khan (Chandigarh), Silver: Gayatri Shukla (SAI NCOE Lucknow), Bronze: Alisha Manral (Uttarakhand) and Yukita Kumawat (Rajasthan).

Junior Under-52 kg –

Gold: Vaishnavi Choudhary (SAI NCOE Lucknow), Silver: Rami Dingliani (SAI NCOE Lucknow), Bronze: Tushika Verma (Uttar Pradesh) and Jyoti Rawat (Uttarakhand).

Junior Under-68 kg –

Gold: Gayatri Soni (Gujarat), Silver: Vaibhavi Soni (Madhya Pradesh), Bronze: Kanan Yashraj (Gujarat) and Devanshi (Haryana).

Senior Under-46 kg –

Gold: Tweesha Kakadiya (Gujarat), Silver: Vishakha Sah (Uttarakhand), Bronze: Preeti Kumari (Himachal Pradesh) and Kanishka Mathpal (Uttarakhand).

Senior Under-67 kg –

Gold: Rishita Dang (Haryana), Silver: Payal Sharma (Haryana), Bronze: Riya Bhati (Delhi) and Prasansa (Himachal Pradesh).

Senior above 73 kg –

Gold: Priya (Delhi), Silver: Dronadula Shravya (CRPF), Bronze: Tanisha (Haryana) and Kanishka (Delhi).