Anita Chanu wins bronze in Asian Judo Championships

Last Updated: Apr 20, 2013, 15:48 PM IST

New Delhi: Angom Anita Chanu opened India`s account at the Senior Asian Judo Championships in Bangkok by clinching a bronze medal on the first day of the event.

She defeated the judokas from Korea, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.

Chanu, an Arjuna awardee, is showing good results after a long gap. In the year 2003, she had won a bronze medal in the Asian Judo championships in Korea.

Among other Indians, L Niruplam Devi (57kg) finished fifth, while Navjot Chana (60kg) and Rajni Bal (48Kg) ended seventh by winning two bouts in their respective weight categories.

PTI