4th Junior girls National Championships: Haryana boxers clinch 10 gold medals

Haryana emerged as the top team at the championships and extended their domination in the domestic boxing circuit, BFI stated.


Boxers in action during final day of the 4th Junior Girls National Boxing Championships at Delhi Public School in Sonipat

 

Haryana boxers produced remarkable performances to conclude their campaign with 10 gold medals at the 4th Junior Girls National Boxing Championships at Delhi Public School (DPS) in Sonipat, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) stated on Sunday.

With a total of 13 medals, including three silver, Haryana also emerged as the top team at the championships and extended their domination in the domestic boxing circuit, BFI stated in a release. Earlier last week, Haryana had bagged No.1 spot at the 4th Youth Women’s Boxing National Championships, it stated.  

It further stated that Muskan (46kg) set the tone for the defending champions as she outperformed Jharkhand’s Annu and secured an easy 4-0 victory in the first final of the day. Mahi Raghav also lived up to the expectations and defeated her opponent Arshdeep Kaur quite comfortably with a unanimous decision. Vishu Rathee (48kg), Tanu (52kg), Aarzoo (54kg), Aanchal Saini (57kg), Rudrika (70kg), Pranjal Yadav (75kg), Sanjana (80kg) and Kirti (+80kg) were the other Haryana girls to win gold medals in their respective categories, it added.

However, Haryana’s three other girls—Neha (50kg), Kanishka Maan (60kg), Saneha (66kg) suffered defeats in the gold medal matches of their respective categories and had to settle for silver medals, it further stated.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra’s Devika Ghorpade secured a gold medal for her side by defeating Haryana’s Neha in the 50kg final, BFI stated. With eight medals, including one gold, two silver and five bronze, Maharashtra finished their campaign in second position. Delhi secured third spot with four medals including one gold, two silver and one bronze, it added.

It further stated that Yogini Patil (52kg) and Kanchan Suranse (+80kg) claimed silver medal for Maharashtra while Sidra Shaikh (46kg), Srushti Raskar (57kg), Swapna Chavan (60kg), Aditi Sharma (66kg) and Rutuja Thombare (80kg) returned with bronze medals.

The fourth edition of the Junior Girls National Championships witnessed the presence of more than 200 boxers participating from across the country, it added.

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First Published:Aug. 1, 2021, 8:15 p.m.

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