Puja Basumatary Wins First Gold For Assam In Khelo India 2020

Assam wins first gold in Khelo India 2020


Assam won the first gold in the ongoing Khelo India 2020 on January 12th, 2020. Puja Basumatary clinched the gold in Judo in 57 kg category.

Puja defeated Sneha Chauhan of Uttarakhand by 1-0 in the final held at the SAI Centre in Paltan Bazar, Guwahati. She hails from Karbi Anglong district of Assam.

Assam’s gymnast Upasa Talukdar had earlier won a silver and two bronze medals at the ongoing sporting event.

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