Breaking – Asian (Judo) Cup Cadet; HK: Qaiser Wins; Closer to Qualifying For Youth Olympics
Qaisar Khan won the Bronze medal in Asian Cup Cadet, Hong Kong by defeating Iranian Judoka, Abolfazl Shojaei Bakhtiyari, Judo World No. 18, by ippon – highest score achieved in martial arts.
This win will not only improve Qaisar Khan’s present world ranking at No. 25 in 90kg weight category, but also enhance the chances to qualify for Youth Olympics 2018.
Qaiser had recently won a bronze at Asian Cup Cadet held in Kyrgyzstan.
Earlier, in the Kong Kong event:
- Qaisar Khan lost the chances of reaching the final by half a point in Golden score. He was defeated by World ranker No. 8, Hungarian Judoka.
- In his first fight he was against Malaysian Judoka TAN, Tze Ning. Qaisar beat him with ippon (full point)
- In Quarter final Qaisar was against Chinese Taipei’s Judoka LIN, Sheng-Kai, world ranker 13. Qaisar qualified into Semi-final, defeating him by ippon too.
Qaiser will leave Hong Kong tomorrow for Macau, where he will get train to participate in Asian (Judo) Cup Cadet from 19th to 22nd July 2018.
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