In Boxing, India’s junior youth dominated the ring at the Golden Girl Championship in Boras, Sweden, claiming 14 medals, including six golds, the overall championship trophy and the ‘Best Boxer’ award. While the junior women’s team clinched five golds, three silvers and one bronze medal, the youth team secured a single gold and four bronze medals. The Boxing Federation of India in a press release said, the event concluded yesterday.
Haryana’s Prachi Dhankar (50 kilogram), playing in the junior category, won the ‘Best Boxer’ award.
Besides Prachi, Ethoibi Chanu Wangjam (54 kilogram), Lashu Yadav (66 kilogram) and Mahi Raghav (80 kilogram) also won gold medals.
The three silver medals in the junior category were won by Janhavi Churi (46 kilogram) Rudy Lalhmingmuani (66 kilogram) and Tanishka Patil (80 kilogram) while Diya Negi brought home a bronze in the 60 kilogram slot.
A total of 75 teams participated in the championship.
Source: News On Air