Sofia (Bulgaria): India shine at Balkan Boxing Championship Indian women pugilists eye gold at boxing meet Indian women boxers win five more medals at ‘Balkan’ meet Indian women boxers shine in AhmetComert youth boxing tourney Indian boxers win 8 medals in Balkan Open
Indian women pugilists rounded off the Balkan International Boxing Championship here by clinching five more medals, including a coveted gold.
The country’s youth boxers had set the tone on Saturday by sweeping eight medals and also becoming the most successful team in the competition.
On Sunday, LalfakmawiiRalte (+81 kg) was the star of the day. She outclassed Iryna, her Ukrainian opponent, 5-0 in the final to clinch the gold.
PwilaoBasumatary (57 kg) too put up a grand show before going down to Hungary’s E. Helena to settle for the silver.
M.K. Devi Maisnam (54 kg), Jyoti (64 kg) and NirmalaRawat narrowly lost out to their respective opponents in the semi-finals to pick up a bronze each.