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Shushila Devi Likambam clinches silver in women’s 48kg, Vijay Yadav bags bronze

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Shushila Devi Likmabam won silver in the women's 48kg judo

Birmingham: Shushila Devi Likmabam clinched a silver medal in the women’s judo 48kg final, giving India its seventh medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022 here on Monday.

In a tightly-contested bout, South Africa’s Michaela Whitebooi won the bout via Waza-Ari after both judokas were inseparable at the end of regulation time. Shushila’s medal is India’s sevent in Birmingham.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Indian Judoka Shushila Devi Likmabam after she clinched the silver medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.

“Elated by the exceptional performance by Shushila Devi Likmabam. Congratulations to her on winning the Silver medal. She has demonstrated remarkable skill and resilience. Best wishes for her future endeavours,” tweeted the Prime Minister.

Vijay Kumar Yadav won India’s second judo medal in Birmingham after beating Cyprus’ Petros Christodoulides in the men’s 60kg bronze medal match.

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