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Tokyo Olympics: India Judoka Shushila Likmabam Qualifies Via Continental Quota

The continental quotas are allotted based on a judoka's ranking in the region. Asia has 10 quota slots

Tokyo Olympics: India Judoka Shushila Likmabam Qualifies Via Continental Quota
This will be Shushila Likmabam's first participation at the Olympics. | Courtesy: Twitter
Tokyo Olympics: India Judoka Shushila Likmabam Qualifies Via Continental Quota
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2021-06-25T18:11:03+05:30

Ace Indian judoka Shushila Likmabam has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics through the continental quota, the sport's international federation confirmed on Friday. (More Sports News)

Shushila, who competes in the 48kg category, has 989 points which puts her at seventh spot in the Asian list, the International Judo Federation said.

The continental quotas are allotted based on a judoka's ranking in the region. Asia has 10 quota slots.

This will be the 26-year-old's first participation at the Olympics.

Only one athlete per NOC (National Olympic Committee) per division can qualify. Each NOC is entitled to only one spot through the continental quota.

Avtar Singh (90kg) was the lone Indian judoka to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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