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Mumbai, Delhi fighters steal the show at taekwondo meet

73   //    29 Nov 2017, 19:30 IST

Mumbai, Nov 29 (PTI) Participants from Delhi and Mumbai stole the show in the inaugural Mumbai Consul General Cup National Taekwondo Championship here today.

Sarvadnya Mahankal and Aseemsingh Sodhi, both from Mumbai, scored impressive wins to win gold medals.

Mahankal impressed in dealing with Sanket Bhosale in the men's under 80 kg category and went on to grab the top prize while Sodhi defeated state rival Anup Pegu in the mens heavyweight categorys gold medal bout.

The heavyweight title in the women's section was grabbed by Shreya Jadhav who defeated Isha Yesane, also from her own academy in Mumbai, in the gold medal contest.

Delhi trio of Sagar Kumar Dagar, Kashish Joon and Hitesh Sehrawat also snatched gold medals in the championship organised at the Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Sports Complex, Dharavi.

In the men's 63 kg title contest, Aditya Parab of Mumbai got the better of Mohammed Reyaz of Bihar to win the gold

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