Asiad Judo: Hardeep, Garima lose in the pre-quarters

WION Web Team
Jakarta, Indonesia Published: Aug 30, 2018, 03:11 PM(IST)

South Korea’s Lee Seung-su (in white) competes against India’s Harshdeep Singh Brar (in blue) during their men's judo -81 kg round of 16 match. Photograph:( AFP )

Indian judokas Harshdeep Singh Brar and Garima Choudhary on Thursday crashed out in the pre-quarterfinals of their respective events at the ongoing Asian Games. 

Hardeep lost to South Korea's Seungsu Lee 3-10 in the round of 16 of the men's 81kg category.

The 20-year-old Indian committed three shidos (minor violations) while Lee received one penalty point and scored an Ippon (full point).

Earlier, Hardeep had sailed past Rajitha P K Uwarapaksha Gedara of Sri Lanka 10-0 in the round of 32.

Meanwhile, Garima lost to Gulnoza Matniyazov of Uzbekistan 0-10 in the women's 70 kg event, 

Garima failed to pick up any point in her bout while Matniyazov managed to log an Ippon.

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