VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh picked up the first gold of fourth Open National taekwondo meet for seniors and juniors here on Thursday when K. Srilakshmi defeated Milan U. Thanwade of Maharashtra in the senior women's heavyweight category final.

The results: Men: Welterweight: 1. Prabhan Saikia (CISF), 2. Harshavardhan Bharadwaj (CISF), 3. Sanjeev Kumar (AP) & Md. Rafi (Kar). Boys: Welter: 1. M. Sriram Bhagat (AP), 2. O. Vinobi Singh (Man), 3. S. Satish Kumar (TN) & R. Deep (Jhar).

Light-middle: 1. A. Venkatesh (AP), 2. Satish Nikam (Ori), 3. I. Ajay Kumar (Man) & Srikanth Maharana (Ori).

Women: Heavyweight: 1. K. Srilakshmi (AP), 2. Milan U. Thanwade (Mah), 3. Akashi Y. Pawar (Mah) & D. Saranya (AP).

Welter: 1. A. Haripriya Devi (CRPF), 2. Anjali P. Kshtratej (Kar), 3. P. Lata (TN) & Rupali J. Khadag (Mah). Fly: 1. P. Rojisha (TN), 2. Isha Agarwal (Pun), 3. M. Zabeen Begum (AP) & Ch. Sowmya Rani (Kar).

Girls: Light-middle: 1. N. Ganga Devi (Man), 2. P. Shravya (AP), 3. D. Sushmita (AP) & Shivani Sahota (Pun).

Welter: 1. S. Bidyavathi Devi (Man), 2. Jhansi Sonia (AP), 3. Nilofer A. Patel (Karn) & D. Krishnaveni (AP).

Fly: 1. Swati Benerjee (Jhar), 2. TH Sonia Devi (Mani), 3. Kujalini S (TN) & Himani Mehra (UA). Special Correspondent

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