Eight athletes have been selected for judo under the 19th Asian Games 2023 to be held in Hangzhou, China.
They were selected through a competition organized by Nepal Judo Association at the multi-purpose martial arts center. Four players each have been selected in the men’s and women’s category, according to President of Nepal Judo Association, Deepak Harsha Bajracharya.
Bikas BK of Lumbini Province will compete below 60 kg and Indra Bahadur Shrestha of Nepal Police under 66 kg, Nepal Army’s Janga Bahadur Saru (under 81 kg) and Ranjesh Gole under 60 kg weight group have been selected in the men’s category.
Similarly, Dewakimaya Shrestha of Bagmati Province will complete under 52 kgs, Manita Shrestha Pradhan of Nepal Police under 57 kg, Poonam Shrestha under 70 kg and Akriti Shrestha in above 78 kg the weight group have been selected for regional games.