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CWG 2022 | Bronze medallist judoka Vijay Kumar Yadav says abroad services are higher than in India

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India’s Vijay Kumar Yadav defeated Petros Christodoulides of Cyprus within the males’s 60kg occasion to win bronze medal on the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Monday (August 1).

Indian judoka Vijay Kumar Yadav in motion throughout CWG bronze medal match. (Courtesy: Reuters)

HIGHLIGHTSVijay Kumar Yadav defeated Petros Christodoulides in males’s 60kg occasionVijay Kumar Yadav mentioned that he’ll rectify his errors going aheadVijay mentioned that his efficiency at CWG wasn’t nearly as good as he wished

Indian judoka Vijay Kumar Yadav mentioned that the services for judo are higher abroad than in India.

Vijay defeated Petros Christodoulides of Cyprus within the males’s 60kg occasion to win bronze medal on the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Monday (August 1).

“We (judo players) need more exposure. When we are in India our performance is down but if we go overseas performance goes up. Practice partner and their system over there is very good,” Vijay advised India Today.

The 26-year-old Vijay additionally expressed his disappointment on not with the ability to win gold medal. While reflecting on his efficiency, he mentioned: “It wasn’t that good but it’s fine. I came here thinking I’ll win gold for India but it couldn’t happen because of some weaknesses. I will try to rectify that going forward.”

Vijay reached bronze medal match after a win by ‘Waza Ari’ over Dylon Munro of Scotland. A ‘waza-ari’ is awarded after a participant throws their opponent with management and accuracy, however to not the extent of an ippon.

The Indian judoka additionally thanked the Sports Authority of India for being attentive to the game. Vijay additional mentioned that regardless of going through a whole lot of struggles in life he did not make any excuses and stored on working laborious.

“There was a lot of struggle in life but I didn’t gave any excuse. I kept on working hard and today am here. I didn’t think about that I don’t have this or that. My family and coach supported me.”

Vijay gained the Commonwealth Championships in 2018 and 2019. He additionally clinched bronze medal through the Asian Open in Hong Kong in 2019.

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