Nassau, July 20: Indian junior judokas on Thursday shined in an ongoing Commonwealth Youth Games which is being held at Nassau in the Bahamas and clinched four medals including one gold and three bronze.
Soni who hailed from Haryana gave the first gold medal to the country in 73Kg weight category, after defeating Nikolic Uros of Australia in the final bout. On the other side, Ashish won a bronze medal in the below 60Kg weight category after defeating Zain Prosser Harry of England in bronze medal bout.
Meanwhile, Antim Yadav of Madhya Pradesh won a bronze in the below 48Kg weight category, surpassing Russelll Jasmine of the Bahamas in Repechage bout. Manipur's Rebina Devi Chanam also won a bronze medal in the below 57Kg Weight category after registering a comprehensive over Saskia of Australia.
The Organising Committee of the Commonwealth Youth Games that would conclude on July 24th had allowed the participation of only four weight categories Judo players (2 Boys & 2 Girls) from each country, and all the Indians won medals. Recently, three Indian woman judokas had won bronze in their respective categories at the recently-concluded Asian Junior Judo Championships in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.