CWG 2022, Sushila Devi: Common Wealth Game 2022 India is writing a new script more than one. But a disappointing news is also emerging for India where judoka Shushila Devi Likmabam lost to South Africa’s Mykela Whitebuy in the women’s 48kg final. He missed his chance to win the gold medal. He has to be content with only silver medal this time. At the same time, Vijay Kumar of India has won the bronze medal.
In the final, Sushila was defeated by Mikaela Whitboi of South Africa. In a match that lasted 4.51 minutes, Weiboi first trapped Sushila through an arm lock and knocked her down. After this, Sushila kept trying to get rid of the lock on the mat itself, in such a situation, the referee declared Mikaela of South Africa as the winner. This is Sushila’s second silver medal at the Commonwealth Games, having won a silver medal in 2014.
Let us tell you that in the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, India has got two medals in Judo. Sushila Devi, who is considered to be a gold contender, lost in the final match and won the silver medal, while Vijay Kumar got the bronze medal. Vijay won the bronze medal in the 60 kg category.
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India’s judoka Sushila Devi may have missed the chance to win gold, but it is a big deal for India that she represented India on such a big stage.
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