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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:

WinnerCategory Medal
Sanjeet Kumar91Kg MenGold
Pooja Rani 75Kg Women Gold
Amit Panghal52Kg MenSilver
Shiva Thapa64Kg MenSilver
Mary Kom51Kg WomenSilver
Lalbuatsaihi64Kg WomenSilver
Anupama81Kg WomenSilver
Simranjit Kaur60Kg WomenBronze
Lovlina Borgohain69Kg WomenBronze
Jaismine57Kg WomenBronze
Sakshi Chaudhary54Kg WomenBronze
Monika48Kg WomenBronze
Saweety81Kg WomenBronze
Vikas Krishan69Kg MenBronze
Varinder Singh60Kg MenBronze

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