Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) Asian Elite Men and Women Boxing Championships was conducted between in Dubai, UAE. The event was organised by Boxing Federation of India (BFI) in association with UAE Boxing Federation.
i.The 19-member Indian contingent ended up with their best ever tally of 15 medals.
ii.Previously, the Tournament was planned to be conducted in New Delhi, but shifted due to the prevailing pandemic situation.
Indian Medal Winners:
|Sanjeet Kumar||91Kg Men||Gold|
|Pooja Rani||75Kg Women||Gold|
|Amit Panghal||52Kg Men||Silver|
|Shiva Thapa||64Kg Men||Silver|
|Mary Kom||51Kg Women||Silver|
|Simranjit Kaur||60Kg Women||Bronze|
|Lovlina Borgohain||69Kg Women||Bronze|
|Sakshi Chaudhary||54Kg Women||Bronze|
|Vikas Krishan||69Kg Men||Bronze|
|Varinder Singh||60Kg Men||Bronze|
i.Sanjeet Kumar defeated the five-time Asian Championships medallist and 2016 Olympic silver medalist Vassiliy Levit of Kazakhstan in the Finals.
ii.Pooja Rani Bohra won her 2nd consecutive continental title.
iii.USD 10,000 will be awarded to Gold Medalist, While USD 5,000 for SilverMedal and USD 2,500 for Bronze.
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About Asian Boxing Confederation:
The Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) is the Asian governing body in amateur boxing.
President – Anas Alotaiba
About Boxing Federation of India (BFI):
President – Ajay Singh
Headquarters – Gurugram, Haryana