Asiad Judo: Vijay, Kalpana lose in elimination round

Vijay Kumar Yadav lost 0-10 to Uzbekistan’s Urozboev Diyorbek in the men’s 60kg elimination round, while Kalpana Devi Thoudam lost to Uzbekistan’s Gulnoza Ziyaeva in the women’s 52kg elimination round of 16 here.

Kalpana Devi Thoudam of India (white) fights against Gulnoza Ziyaeva of Uzbekistan (blue) during Women's Judo -52kg Elimination Round of 16 at JCC Plenary Hall on day eleven of the Asian Games in Jakarta.   -  Getty Images

Indian judokas Vijay Kumar Yadav and Kalpana Devi Thoudam were knocked out of the Asian Games after losing their respective bouts in the men’s and women’s elimination rounds here today.

Vijay lost 0-10 to Uzbekistan’s Urozboev Diyorbek in the men’s 60kg elimination round, while Kalpana lost to Uzbekistan’s Gulnoza Ziyaeva in the women’s 52kg elimination round of 16 here.

Rajwinder Kaur will face Sone Akira of Japan in women’s +78kg quarterfinals on Friday.

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