India win 39 medals on the Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships

Preeti Dahiya and three different youth ladies boxers emerged champions on the ultimate day because the Indian contingent concluded their profitable marketing campaign on the 2021 ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships with 39 medals, together with 14 gold, in Dubai.

India’s youth boxer Preeti Dahiya poses after profitable gold on the 2021 Youth & Junior Asian Championships in Dubai

India had already gained 19 medals, together with eight gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze medals, within the junior occasion performed earlier. The youth boxers added 20 extra medals (six gold, 9 silver and 5 bronze) to India’s tally on the prestigious continental occasion, the place each the age teams—junior and youth—had been performed collectively for the primary time.

Youth Indian ladies boxers pose with their medals on the 2021 Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships in Dubai

After Bishwamitra Chongtham (51kg) wonIndia’s first gold inthe final seven years within the youth males’s class on the Asian Championships and Vishal (80kg) added another yellow steel to the tally, Neha (54kg) handed the nation gold within the youth ladies’s occasion performed late on Monday evening. She managed to win in opposition to Kazakhstan’s Aishagul Yeleubayeva by cut up 3-2 determination.

Later, Preeti Dahiya struck one other gold with the same victory within the 60kg closing in opposition to the 2021 Youth World Championships silver medallist Zuldyz Shayakhmetova of Kazakhstan. Sneha Kumari (66kg) and Khushi (75kg) too claimed convincing victories of their respective finals to bag gold medals. Whereas Sneha registered Referee Stopping the Contest (RSC) win over native favorite Rahmah Almurshidi, Khushi blanked Kazakhstan’s Dana Diday.

“This has been an excellent outing for our junior and youth boxers. Successful 39 medals is a commendable achievement and it solely reveals the depth of boxing expertise we’ve in India. As a federation, we’re dedicated to determine and promote an increasing number of children from throughout the nation, making certain greatest teaching and steerage to groom them into future champions on the elite degree. I am certain the precious expertise gained in such an enormous match will assist these boxers to curve a powerful path for themselves. On behalf of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), I congratulate all of the winners as soon as once more and the coaches and help workers for this profitable marketing campaign, and need them good luck for future tournaments,” BFI President Ajay Singh stated.

In the meantime different youth boxers in motion on the ultimate day, Vishvanath Suresh (48kg), Nivedita Karki (48kg),Tamanna (50kg), Simran Verma (52kg), Preeti (57kg), Khushi (63kg), Vanshaj (64kg), Jaydeep Rawat (71kg) andTanishbir Kaur Sandhu (81kg)signed off with silver medals.

Earlier 5 boxers, together with one lady, claimedbronze medals within the youth occasion after ending within the semi-finals.Amongst males, Daksh Singh (67kg), Deepak (75kg), Abhimanyu Loura (92kg) and Aman Singh Bisht (92+kg)bagged bronze medals whereas Lashu Yadav (70kg)ended with a bronzein the ladies’s class.

With 20 medals within the youth occasion, India additionally bettered their final version’s medals tally of 12 medals, together with 5 gold, achieved in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in 2019.

The gold medallists within the youth class might be awarded with USD 6,000 whereas USD 3,000 and USD 1,500 might be given to the silver and bronze medal winners respectively. Nevertheless, gold, silver and bronze medal winners within the junior occasion had been awarded with USD 4,000 whereas USD 2,000 and 1,000 respectively.

The championships witnessed the presence of pugilists from sturdy boxing nations like Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to call a couple of. The occasion additionally served because the much-needed aggressive match for the promising younger abilities on the Asian degree after a niche of just about two years, misplaced because of the pandemic.



(MEN):GOLD:Bishwamitra Chongtham (51kg), Vishal (80kg); SILVER:Vishvanath Suresh (48kg), Vanshaj (64kg) and Jaydeep Rawat (71kg); BRONZE:Daksh (67kg), Deepak (75kg), Abhimanyu (92kg) and Aman Singh Bisht (92+kg).

(WOMEN):GOLD:Neha (54kg), Preeti Dahiya (60kg), Sneha Kumari (66kg) and Khushi (75kg); SILVER:Nivedita Karki (48kg),Tamanna (50kg), Simran Verma (52kg), Preeti (57kg), Khushi (63kg)and Tanishbir Kaur Sandhu (81kg); BRONZE:Lashu Yadav (70kg).


(BOYS): GOLD:Rohit Chamoli (48kg) and Bharat Joon (+81kg); SILVER:Gaurav Saini (70kg); BRONZE:Ashish (54kg), Anshul (57kg) and Ankush (66kg).

(GIRLS): GOLD:Vishu Rathee (48kg), Tanu (52kg), Nikita Chand (60kg), Mahi Raghav (63kg), Pranjal Yadav (75kg) and Kirti (+81kg); SILVER:Muskan (46kg), Aanchal Saini (57kg), Rudrika (70kg) and Sanjana (81kg); BRONZE:Devika Ghorpade (50kg),Aarzoo (54kg) and Supriya Rawat (66kg).

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