Indian Judo Champion: Navjot Chana

Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi

With four medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Judo is one of the up and coming sports in India. Judokas Navjot Chana and Sushila Likmabam finished second in their respective weight categories in Glasgow.

However, Chana has been one of the standout athletes for India in the sport of Judo. Since winning the National Championships in 2008/09, Chana has been a picture of consistency A gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Championship in Singapore highlighted his growth in a span of just three years.

Another National Championship victory was matched with the silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Chana was unlucky as a he narrowly lost out to England’s Ashley Mckenzie in the final.