PM Modi attends the judo tournament with Putin, Abe; interact with indian players
VLADIVOSTOK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday he attended an international judo tournament along with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and the russian president Vladimir Putin and interacted with the Indian players .
A six-member Indian team participates in the international judo championship It is named after Jigoro Kano, a Japanese educator and athlete who founded Judo.
Celebrating sports and sportsmanship, he tweeted the Office of the Prime Minister (PMO).
Celebrating the sports and sports spirit. Prime Minister @narendramodi joined other world leaders in the Jigoro Kano Judo Tour ... https://t.co/njPJ3TkDQP - PMO India (@PMOIndia) 1567684911000
Modi joined the other world leaders in the Kigoro Kano Judo Tournament and also interacted with Indian judo players.
Judo players under 18 from Russia, India, Japan, China, Korea and Mongolia participate in the event.
Putin, a judo enthusiast, began practicing the game when he was only 11 years old and then got an eighth black Dan belt (rank).