Indian Boxers bagged 9 Medals – 3 Gold, 2 Silver & 4 Bronze at the Cologne Boxing World Cup 2020 held from December 16-20 at Cologne, Germany. India finished 2nd in the overall Medals List, Germany topped the list with 16 medals. The Cologne Boxing World Cup 2020 was hosted by the European Boxing Confederation (EUBC).
List of Indian Winners:
|Amit Panghal||Gold||52 kg, Men’s Category|
|Manisha Moun||Gold||57 Kg, Women’s Category|
|Simranjit Kaur||Gold||60 Kg, Women’s Category|
|Sakshi Chaudhary||Silver||57 Kg, Women’s Category|
|Satish Kumar||Silver||+91 Kg, Men’s Category|
|Sonia Lather||Bronze||57 Kg Women’s Category|
|Pooja Rani||Bronze||75 Kg Women’s Category|
|Gaurav Solanki||Bronze||57 Kg Men’s Category|
|Mohamed Hussamudin||Bronze||57 Kg Men’s Category|
i.Amit Panghal clinched the Gold Medal by the way of Walkover in the 52 Kg Category Finals.
ii.Manisha Moun clinched the Gold Medal in the 57 Kg by defeating her fellow Indian Sakshi Chaudhary.
iii.Simranjit Kaur clinched the Gold Medal in the 60 Kg Category by defeating Germany’s Maya Kleinhans.
iv.Satish Kumar clinched the Silver Medal in the +91 Kg Category after withdrawing from the final due to an injury.
i.Boxers from Germany, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland & Ukraine participated in the Boxing World Cup.
ii.In the 2019 Edition of Cologne, Boxing World Cup, India had finished with 5 Medals.
iii.Overall Medals Tally – Number 1 – Germany (16 medals), India (9 medals) & France (8 medals)
iv.Cologne is one of the Strongest International events in Europe, it has a tradition of 50 years. The 1st Edition of the event was held in 1970.
Recent Related News:
i.October 31, 2020, In the 1st edition of Alexis Vastine International Boxing Tournament for elite boxers held from October 27-31, 2020 at Nantes, France, 9 Indians boxers qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.
ii.On April 28, 2020, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) awarded the hosting rights of 2021 men’s world boxing championship to Serbia.
About European Boxing Confederation (EUBC):
President – Franco Falcinelli
Headquarters – Assisi, Italy
About Boxing Federation of India (BFI):
President – Ajay Singh
Headquarters – New Delhi