Indian youth boxers clinch 19 medals at Golden Glove of Vojvodina tournament | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: India’s young boxers picked up 10 gold medals on the final day to wrap up a successful campaign with 19 podium finishes at the 40th Golden Glove of Vojvodina Youth Boxing Tournament in Serbia on Monday.
Bhawna Sharma (48kg), Devika Ghorpade (52kg), Kunjarani Devi (60 kg), Ravina (63 kg) and Kirti (+81 kg) finished on the highest step of the podium since the 12 participating boxers returned with a medal in the women’s category.
Kunjarani, Ravina and Kirti beat their opponents by unanimous decisions while Bhawna and Devika took 4-1 victories in the final.

Muskan (75 kg) and Pranjal Yadav (81 kg) earned silver medals after losing in the final. Kashish (50kg), Neeru (54kg), Aarya (57kg), Priyanka (66kg) and Lashu (70kg) were the other five Indian medalists in the women’s section, who each picked up bronze medals.
The country’s male boxers also had an impressive outing as all five boxers who fought in the final emerged victorious.
Vishwanath (48kg), Ashish (54kg) and Sahil (71kg) earned dominating 5-0 wins over their respective opponents in the final. On the other hand, Jadumani (51 kg) and Bharat Joon (92 kg) won gold medals after winning by 4-1.

Nikhil (57 kg) and Deepak (75 kg) won bronze medals.
Jadumani was voted ‘Best Fighter of the Tournament’ for his powerful show while Ravina won the ‘Best Boxer’ award in the young women’s category.
The tournament saw the participation of top boxing nations such as Kazakhstan, Thailand and Ukraine.

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