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IMMAF Medallist Vridhi clinches another Gold medal at 5th MMA India Nationals

LockerRoom Team
04 June 2022

IMMAF World Championship Bronze Medallist Vridhi Kumari added another Gold Medal to her resume this past weekend at the 5th MMA India Nationals which was held in Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh.

The event saw more than 290 athletes from across India competing for a spot in the upcoming IMMAF Asian Championship and crowned national champions across different weight categories.

Vridhi, who represented Tamil Nadu, competed in the Female Atomweight category and secured wins in both her fights to clinch the gold medal.

In her first fight, Vridhi fought Sonam Rajbhar of Chhattisgarh and took home a decision win to book her spot in the finals. Sonam had come into the fight with a win over Thanvita Tutika of Telangana but her impressive run came to an end at the hands of Vridhi.

In the finals, Vridhi was pitted up against Khushboo Nishad of Telangana. As for Khushboo, the youngster outclassed Ariya Kashyap of Chhatisgarh and Akshatha Shanbhogue of Karnataka to reach the finals but could not weather the pressure from the IMMAF medallist. Vridhi put her grappling skills to great use and submitted Khushboo to take home the gold medal. The final between Vridhi and Khushboo took place at the Rajendra Prasad Stadium as the undercard of Fight of Knights and had a huge crowd of more than 20,000 people in attendance.

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Tamil Nadu won a total of seven gold medals in the tournament including that of Vridhi and also secured 3 silver medals and 1 bronze medal. Telangana, meanwhile, topped the table with 8 Gold Medals, 3 Silver Medals and 3 Bronze Medals when hosts Madhya Pradesh came in third with 6 Gold Medals, 11 Silver Medals, and 13 Bronze Medals.

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The event was streamed on the YouTube channels of LockerRoom and had more than 800K impressions across three days.


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