Tokyo Games: Shushila Devi shall be hoping to place in a excellent show within the Olympics.© Twitter
Indian Judoka Shushila Devi shall be up in opposition to London 2012 bronze medalist Eva Csernoviczki of Hungary within the opening bout of the ladies’s 48kg at Tokyo 2020. Shushila Devi, who’s making her Summer Games debut, is India’s most effective consultant in judo on the Tokyo Olympics. Eva Csernovickzi is international No. 24 whilst Shushila Devi is ranked forty sixth going into the Olympics. In their ultimate come upon, on the Grand Slam Hungary 2020, veteran Csernoviczki had crushed Shushila. If Shushila Devi beats Eva Csernoviczki, an come upon with house favourite Funa Tonaki within the Round of 16 awaits the Indian judoka, as in step with Olympics.com.
Funa Tonaki, seeded 3rd, is a former international champion and in addition received silver within the 2021 Judo World Masters. In judo at Tokyo 2020, the highest seeds in every weight class (relying on general selection of members) get byes within the first spherical. Shushila Devi is ranked seventeenth within the ladies’s 48kg.
The removing and medal rounds for the judo ladies’s 48kg tournament happen on Saturday on mat no 1 on the Nippon Budokan — which has hosted live shows for The Beatles prior to now.
The judo ladies’s 48kg bouts start at 7.30 AM IST. Shushila Devi’s bout would be the 10th bout on Mat 1.
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