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India bags 11 medals tops Medals Tally at 2021 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships

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India-won-11-medals-at-2021-AIBA-Youth-Men’s-and-Women’s-World-Boxing-Championships-in-Kielce,-Poland (1)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.

  • India topped the overall medals tally, it was followed by Russia & Uzbekistan.
  • The AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships is an biennial event, around 414 boxers from 52 countries participated in the 2021 edition.

Winner Category Medal
Sachin 56 Kg Men’s Bantamweight Gold
Gitika Narwal 48 Kg Women’s Light flyweight Gold
Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu 51 Kg Women’s Flyweight Gold
Poonam Punia 57 Kg Women’s Featherweight Gold
Vinka 60 Kg Women’s Lightweight Gold
Arundhati Choudhary 69 Kg Women’s Welterweight Gold
Thokchom Sanamacha Chanu 75 Kg Women’s Middleweight Gold
Alfiya Pathan +81 Kg Women’s Heavyweight Gold
Bishwamithra Chongtham 49 Kg Men’s Lightweight Bronze
Ankit Narwal 64 Kg Men’s Light welterweight Bronze
Vishal Gupta 91 Kg Men’s Heavyweight Bronze

Highlights

  • The previous best outing for an Indian Boxing Contingent was in 2018 held in Budapest, Hungary in which they won 10 medals.
  • Indian Boxer Sachin who hails from Bhiwani, Haryana was the only one from the Indian Men’s Boxing Contingent to win a Gold Medal (56 Kg) at the event.
  • Indian’s Women’s team bagged 7 Gold medals and finished at No.1 Position in the Women’s section.

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i.March 8, 2021, India’s 14-member Boxing Contingent bagged 10 Medals (1 Gold, 8 Silver, 1 Bronze) at the 35th Edition of the 2021 ‘Boxam’ Elite International Tournament held at Castellon de la Plana, Spain.

About International Boxing Association (AIBA)

President – Umar Kremlev
Headquarters – Lausanne, Switzerland