Coventry, Aug 3 (Combat News) Indian judoka Deepak Deswal progressed to the quarterfinals of men’s 100kg competition after beating Cameroon’s Eric Jean Sebastien Omgba Fouda at the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old took down his opponent from Cameroon with an ‘Ippon’ in a round of 16 contest that lasted 3 minutes and 37 seconds.
Deswal will face England’s Harry Lovell-Hewitt next.
India have won two medals in judo so far with L Shushila Devi and Vijay Kumar claiming a silver and a bronze in women’s 48kg and men’s 60kg respectively on Monday.
News Source : PTI