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Youth Whirls concluded in Poland
7 boxers from India have won the gold medal at the Youth World Boxing Championship held in Poland. For the first time India has won 7 gold medals. Earlier, he had won five gold medals at the 2017 Youth World Championships in Guwahati. At the same time, Indian Boxers have won 11 medals for the first time. Apart from 7 gold, Indian boxers have succeeded in winning one silver and three bronze medals. Earlier in 2018, India won 10 medals in the World Championship held in Hungary. Union Sports Minister Kiran Rijiju has congratulated him on this achievement of Indian boxers.
Seven gold medal women boxers won
Eight boxers reached the finals. Which included 7 women and a boxer boxer. All the seven women boxers have managed to win gold. These include Geetika in 48 kg weight, Babyrojisana Chanu in 51 kg weight, Vinca in 60 kg weight, Arundhati Chaudhary in 69 kg weight, Poonam in 57 kg weight, Sanamachu Chanu in 75 kg weight and Alfiya Pathan in weight above 81 kg. While the men’s 56 kg weight finalists won the silver medal.
Alfia Pathan won gold by defeating Moldova’s Daria Kozorov
Indian women boxer Alfia Pathan (81 kg) won the gold medal on Thursday after winning the final. They defeated Moldova’s Daria Kozorov 5–0 in a unilateral manner in the final. Chanu won the gold by beating Russia’s Valeria Linkova 5–0 in the final, while Geetika unilaterally defeated Poland’s Natalia Dominica 5–0.
At the same time, Poonam defeated Steleni Grossi 5–0 in the final, while five judges unanimously declared Vinca the winner against Zhuldej Shyakhetova. Arundhati beat Poland’s Bárbara Marsinkowska 5–0 in the final. Among the men, Vishwamitra Chongthom (49 kg), Ankit Narwal (64 kg) and Vishal Gupta (91 kg) won bronze medals.
20 boxers from India participated
A 20-member Indian contingent participated in this tournament. The 10-day tournament was attended by male and female boxers simultaneously. Earlier, in Hungary, for the first time in 2018, the men’s and women’s championships were held simultaneously. 414 boxers from 52 countries participated in the tournament.