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Indian women boxers clinch five gold medals in youth tourney NewsFunda

Indian boxers emerged as the top team at the 30th Adriatic Pearl Tournament in Montenegro with 10 medals — 5 …Read More

NEW DELHI:

Babyrojisana Chanu

(51kg) and

Arundhati Choudhary

(69kg) fetched two more gold medals as the Indian women boxers ended with five overall for a top finish in the 30th

Adriatic Pearl Tournament

in Budva,

Montenegro

.

Lucky Rana (64kg) secured a silver as Indian women emerged as the top team with 10 medals (five gold, three silver and two bronze). Uzbekistan (2 gold) and Czech Republic (1 gold) ended at second and third position respectively.

Three-time Khelo India gold-medallist Arundhati pulled off a dominating 5-0 victory over Ukraine’s Maryana Stoiko on Sunday.

Chanu, who trains at MC Mary Kom’s Imphal-based academy, got the better of Asian junior champion Sabina Bobokulova of Uzbekistan in a close fight that ended 3-2 in favour of the Indian.

However, Lucky suffered a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Finnish boxer Lia Pukkila to claim a silver medal.

Montenegro mein dhamaal!🇮🇳 youth women pugilists sizzled in Budva as they won 5⃣ gold medals & finished as the to… https://t.co/ug1RAFUVMQ

— Boxing Federation (@BFI_official) 1613974443000

Alfiya Pathan (+81kg), Vinka (60kg) and T Sanamacha Chanu (75kg) are the other Indian women boxers who secured gold medals in their respective categories earlier in this tournament.

For her magnificent show, Vinka received the ‘Best Woman Boxer of the Tournament’ award.

With two medals in the men’s category, the 19-member Indian team concluded its campaign with an overall second position (12 medals).

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