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.