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Oct 18, 2019
4:52PM

Indian boxers clinch bumper tally of 21 medals, including six golds at Asian Junior C’ships

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Indian boxers at the Asian Junior Championships, clinched a bumper tally of 21 medals, including six golds and nine silvers, to end with the best medal haul among 26 competing countries in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.
 
The Indian men's squad fetched two golds, three silvers and an equal number of bronzes, while the women claimed four gold, six silver and three bronze medals. The team ended top in terms of medals won but finished second behind Uzbekistan (20) which had a better gold count of eight.
   
The gold-medallists among men were Vishvanath Suresh (46kg) and Bishwamitra Chongtham (48kg). The top women finishers for the country were reigning national champion Kalpana (46kg), Preeti Dahiya (60kg), Tanshbir Kaur Sandhu (80kg) and Alfiya Tarannum Pathan (80kg).
 
The silver medals were claimed by Yogesh Kagra (63kg), Jaydeep Rawat (66kg) and Rahul (70kg). Among the women, Tamanna (48kg), Tannu (52kg), Neha (54kg), Khushi (63kg), Sharvari Kalyankar (70kg) and Khushi (75kg) picked up silver medals.

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