Visakhapatnam: About 200 judokas, including international medallists Manoj Kumar and Khan Azam Khan, will participate in the two-day senior inter-district Judo championships to be held here on December 27 and 28.

Participants from 21 districts and teams from Andhra Pradesh Police and Army teams will clash for the team championship, organising committee chairman B Ramanjaneyulu said on Thursday.

"200 men and women judokas along with 50 coaches and managers and officials of Judo Association of Andhra Pradesh will participate in the championship being organised by the Judo Association of Visakhapatnam under the auspices of AP Judo Association and the District Sports Authority," he said.

Ramanjaneyulu said the winning team would represent Andhra Pradesh in the Senior National Judo Championship to be held at Kolkata from January 9-12 next year.

The weight category for men is 60kg, 66kg, 73kg, 81kg, 90kg, 100kg and above 100kg and for women 48kg, 52kg, 57kg, 63kg, 70kg, 78kg and above 78kg.

(Agencies)