India Could Have Won Gold if Facilities Were Better, Says Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist Sushila Devi

Sushila Devi stressed on the need to participate in more international events and increase the number of national competitions for improving performance.

updated: August 06, 2014 20:04 IST
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A representational photo of the feet of a judoka as she gets ready to fight.

New Delhi: Commonwealth Games silver winner judoka Sushila Devi feels India could have won a gold at the multi-sport event had the facilities been proper but hoped her feat will bring a change in judo scene in the country.

"We have enough talent and enough capabilities in our country as far as Judo is concerned. But lack of facilities has always kept us behind others," she said.

"Actually Judo is not such a popular sport in this country. So the government does not sanction enough money, I hope the scene will change now," added the 2010 Commonwealth Championships gold medallist.

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