ITBP woman jawan to represent India at World Judo

New Delhi: An ITBP woman jawan is all set to represent India at the World Judo Championship to be held at the Netherlands later this week.

Kalpana Devi of Indo-Tibetan Border Police has been selected to represent India in 26th World Judo Championship -2009 being organised at Rotterdam in Netherlands.

The Indian team consists of four men, three women judo players along with four coaches including 2 foreign coaches.

Devi, who will participate in below 52-kg weight category, has already won several medals in many prestigious international Judo Championships.

She has won one gold and one silver in 9th Asian Junior Judo Championship-2008 at Sana`a in Yemen. She bagged one gold in South Asian Judo Championships-2008 at Kathmandu in Nepal besides others.

Bureau Report