Digital Desk, New Delhi. India’s male boxer Sachin (56kg) made his best in the AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Boxing Championships in Kielce, Poland on Friday, winning the final and clinching the gold medal.
With this, India ended the tournament with 11 medals, including 8 golds. Indian women boxers put all 7 gold medals in their bag. The men’s team won one gold and three bronze medals.
The 20-member Indian contingent has made history by winning 11 medals in an unprecedented performance. Earlier, India’s previous best performance was
Sachin of Bhiwani district of Haryana, the only one to reach the final in the men’s match, won the gold medal by defeating Yabolbat Sabir of Kazakhstan 4–1 in the gold medal match on the 10th and final day of the tournament.
Earlier on Thursday, the Indian women’s team created history as the highest gold medal in the prestigious tournament. Geetika (48 kg), Norem Babirojana Chanu (51 kg), Poonam (57 kg), Vinca (60 kg), Arundhati Chaudhary (69 kg), T Sanmacha Chanu (75 kg) and Alfia Pathan (81 kg) won the gold. Won medals. The women’s team ranked number 1 with seven gold medals.
In the men’s category, Vishwamitra Chongthom (49 kg), Ankit Narwal (64 kg) and Vishal Gupta (91 kg) won three bronze medals for the country in the semi-finals. India had earlier won five gold medals in 2017 in Guwahati.