Monday, April 27, 2015

Golden Girl Binita dazzles at World Martial Art Games


Binita Rai has clinched a gold medal for the country in the ongoing 1st World Martial Art Games being from 12 to 22 March at Bangkok in Thailand. Being undefeated in the competition, she finally defeated her opponent from Brazil in the final match with a score of 23-15 points. She won the gold medal in the below 50 kg category in the Sanchau event.
Binita was accompanied by her coach, OS Singh from Sikkim in the championship along with other martial artists from India. Wushu Coach, Mr Singh has also been serving the championship as an international judge.
Speaking over the phone from Bangkok, Mr Singh expressed his satisfaction over Binita's performance in the championship. He mentioned that the competition was tough but she proved her mettle by defeating her opponents from different countries.
In the run up to the final, Binita defeated players from Thailand, Nepal and Canada in the initial rounds of the competition. In the semi-final round, she beat Uzbekistan to get to the final round where she defeated Brazil.

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