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Manipuri teenager clinches India’s first World Judo gold

Linthoi Chanambam won India's first ever medal across any age-group at the World Judo Championships.

Indian Judoka Linthoi Chanambam with her coach Mamuka Kizilashvili after winning the Gold at the World Judo Cadet (U18) Championships in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Source: Twitter/@IIS_Vijayanagar

Linthoi Chanambam created history by becoming the first Indian to win the world title in Judo.

The fifteen year old cinched the gold medal in the women’s 57 kg category at the World Judo Cadet (Under-18) Championships.

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