Youth World Boxing Championship: Indian women’s boxers stun, seven gold medals captured

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In the ongoing Youth World Championships in Kielce, Poland, Indian women boxers gave the country seven gold medals. Geetika (48 kg), Babyrojisana Chanu (51 kg), Poonam (57 kg), Vinka (60 kg), Arundhati Chaudhary (69 kg), Thokchom Sanamachu Chanu (75 kg) and Alafia Pathan (over 81 kg) for India ) Won gold medals.

Indian women boxers dominated the Youth World Championships in Kielce, Poland on Thursday, winning seven gold medals. Seven women boxers reached the finals and finished first in all. Geetika (48 kg), Babyrojisana Chanu (51 kg), Poonam (57 kg), Vinka (60 kg), Arundhati Chaudhary (69 kg), Thokchom Sanamachu Chanu (75 kg) and Alafia Pathan (over 81 kg) for India ) Won gold medals.

Geetika won over Poland’s Natalia Kusjevska and Babirojisana won by a similar margin of 5–0 over Valeria Linkova of Russia. Poonam then defeated Stalin Grossi of France 5–0 while the referee stopped Winka in the final round against Kazakhstan’s Khuladiz Shayakhmetova to declare Vinca the winner. In front of Arundhati, local strongman Marsinkowska did not present any challenge and this Indian won the final 5–0 easily. Sanamacha Chanu defeated Kazakhstan’s Dana Dide 3-2.

Alfia gave the seventh gold

In the final bout of the evening, Alafia won the seventh gold medal by defeating Moldova’s Dariya Kojorej 5–0. With this, Indian women boxers beat the 2017 stage performance in Guwahati in this prestigious age group competition in which she won five gold medals. Geetika dominated her weak rival while dominating. Geetika’s footwork was also excellent. Due to this, the Kusjevska box could not hit the right place and he succumbed to the aggression of his opponent.

Babyrojisana made a great comeback in the second round

Babyrojisana of MC Mary Kom Academy in Manipur took time to understand each other’s tactics in the opening round against the Russian boxer. In the second round, the Manipuri boxer hit excellent boxes and did not let the Russian boxer take advantage of his length. Then in the third round, the Indian boxer won the attack by speeding up the attack. After this, Poonam and Vinka also won gold medals by dominating against their rivals.

Ajay Singh gave his response

Indian Boxing Federation President Ajay Singh said, “This is a great effort of our young boxers especially when our players have spent most of their time in their homes in the last one year and only participated in online training sessions.” , “Despite the hiccups and challenges, our coaches and support staff did a great job.” Eight boxers from India made it to the finals in which seven women boxers won gold medals. India can also enter the eighth gold when Sachin (56 kg), the only male boxer to make it to the finals, enters the ring on Friday.

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