Four Pak judokas to crave for medals at World Judo C’ships



A four-member Pakistan outfit will be craving for medals at the World Judo Championships 2019, taking place at Nippon Budokan Tokyo, Japan from August 25 to September 1. A total of 889 athletes from 151 countries will chip in the marquee event with hosts Japan, Brazil, China, Germany, Mongolia, Portugal, Russia, and South Korea fielding the maximum quota of 18 judokas each. The championships will also feature an eight-member Refugee Olympic Team for the first time. Pakistan team is comprised of two men and as many women judokas, Shah Hussain Shah (-100kg), Mohammad Hasnain (-66kg), Amina Toyda (-57kg) and Humaira (-49kg).—APP

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