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Indian Boxers Clinch 9 Medals Cologne

Simranjit Kaur, who is AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships bronze medallist squared off against the host country’s Maya Kleinhans in the final bout.

The bout resulted in a 4-1 affair, being in the favour of the Indian boxer. This victory yielded a Gold Medal for the 25-year-old.

She had reached the final bout after getting the better of Ukrainian, Marianna Basanets in a 4-1 contest.

Indian boxers bagged nine medals including three golds at the Cologne #BoxingWorldCup held in Germany. The three gold medals were bagged by Amit Panghal, Manisha Moun and Simranjit Kaur.

The tournament saw competitors from various countries namely, Germany, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland and Ukraine.

Manisha Moun competed under the 57kg category and the final bout saw an all-India match, having two-time AIBA Women’s Youth World Champion Sakshi Choudhary as her opponent.

The bout ended in well fought 3:2 contest as Moun grabs the gold while Sakshi got a silver medal.

Amit Panghal, who is the 2018 Asian Games gold medallist and 2019 ASBC Asian Champion emerged victorious in the round-robin competition at the men’s flyweight (52kg category).

The 25-year-old Indian defeated one of his main rivals, France’s Billal Bennama in the semis and was given a walkover in the final by his German opponent.

Satish Kumar, India’s super heavyweight champion settled for the silver medal while Lather (57kg), Pooja Rani (75kg) Gaurav Solanki (57kg) and Mohamed Hussamudin (57kg) secured the bronze medal in their respective categories.

With the wins, the Indian boxers completed their 67-days Europe training and competition campaign on a high note.

By Naresh Sagar

Mentor MSME, Motivator, Media Event Org, Management fiscal & Water management.Social Media branding,Internet broadcasters,Propunder of Indian Philosophy

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