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2021 ASBC Asian Boxing Championships held in Dubai – India’s Sanjeet Kumar & Pooja Rani wins Gold

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2021 ASBC Asian Boxing Championships held in DubaiAsian 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:

Winner Category  Medal
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
Lalbuatsaihi 64Kg Women Silver
Anupama 81Kg Women Silver
Simranjit Kaur 60Kg Women Bronze
Lovlina Borgohain 69Kg Women Bronze
Jaismine 57Kg Women Bronze
Sakshi Chaudhary 54Kg Women Bronze
Monika 48Kg Women Bronze
Saweety 81Kg Women Bronze
Vikas Krishan 69Kg Men Bronze
Varinder Singh 60Kg Men Bronze

Notable Victories:

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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India has bagged 11 Medals (8 Gold, 3 Bronze) at 2021 AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Boxing Championships held in Kielce, Poland from April 10-24, 2021.

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