Indian Women Boxers Shine At Nations Cup In Serbia - Win Six Medals

Posted on:17 Jan 2017 12:24:57
Indian Women Boxers Shine At Nations Cup In Serbia - Win Six Medals
17 January 2017 Current Affairs: It’s all Dangal with the Indian Women’s boxing team as they went on to finish 3rd in the 6th Nations Cup in the Serbian city of Vrbas. India finished 3rd just after Kazakhstan and Russia in the elite category wherein the tournament also featured School Girl, Junior and Youth Division competition. The medal tally for India stands at one gold, four silver and four bronze. The solo gold for India goes to Neeraj of Haryana. This exceptional talent acquired the gold by defeating the top-seeded Jaina Shekerbekova of Kazakhstan. Surprisingly this is Neeraj’s first International appearance. The four silvers were acquired by Sarjubala Devi (48 Kg), Priyanka Chowdhary(60kg), Pooja(69 Kg). They lost to Russia’s Yulia Chumgalakova, Kazakhstan’s Rimma Volosenko, Valentina Khalzova respectively in their bouts. 

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