Indian boxers clinch 19 medals at Vojvodina Youth Boxing Tournament in Serbia

September 20, 2022

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Reference: https://sportstar.thehindu.com/boxing/indian-boxers-medals-golden-glove-vojvodina-youth-boxing-tournament-serbia/article65910294.ece

Indian boxers won 10 gold medals on the final day of the 40th Golden Glove of Vojvodina Youth Boxing Tournament in Serbia on Monday, to finish their campaign with 19 medals.

Bhawna Sharma (48 kg), Devika Ghorpade (52 kg), Kunjarani Devi (60 kg), Ravina (63 kg), and Kirti (+81 kg) finished on top of the podium, as all 12 participating boxers returned with a medal in the women’s category.

Kunjarani, Ravina and Kirti beat their opponents by unanimous decisions, whereas Bhawna and Devika earned 4-1 wins in the finals.

Muskan (75 kg) and Pranjal Yadav (81 kg) secured silver medals, while Kashish (50 kg), Neeru (54 kg), Aarya (57 kg), Priyanka (66 kg) and Lashu (70 kg) won a bronze medal each.

In men’s youth boxing, Vishwanath (48 kg), Ashish (54 kg) and Sahil (71 kg), Jadumani (51 kg) and Bharat Joon (92 kg) bagged gold medals, while Nikhil (57 kg) and Deepak (75 kg) claimed bronze medals.

Flyweight category men’s boxer Jadumani was adjudged the ‘Best Fighter of the Tournament’, while Ravina won the ‘Best Boxer’ award in the youth women’s category.

Kazakhstan, Thailand and Ukraine were among the top boxing nations that participated in the tournament.

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