KATHMANDU:Pakistani Judokas displayed excellent performance on first day of South Asian Senior Judo Championship in Kathmandu, Nepal and secured 2 gold and 2 silver medals in men and women categories of the event.
Olympian Shah Hussain Shah, and Qaisar Khan bagged gold medals while Maryam and Humaira Ashiq grabbed silver medals.
Last Commonwealth Games Silver medalist Shah Hussain defended his title in +100 weight category by defeating arch rival India in preliminary round, beat Nepal in semi final and finally crushed Sri Lanka in final with a one sided fight.
In -90kg he won gold by defeating India in preliminary round, beat Sri Lanka in semi final and beat Nepal in final. While Maryan got silver medal in -52kg by defeating Bangladesh in first round, beat Nepal in semi final but lost against India in final.
Humaira beat Sri Lanka in first round beat Bangladesh in 2nd round while Nepal in semi-final. In the final she lost fighting against India to grab a silver.