NEW DELHI: Indian boxers won three gold, two silver and four bronze medals at the recently concluded Cologne Boxing World Cup in Germany.
“Our Indian boys and girls have won nine medals including three gold, two silver and four bonze medals at the prestigious Cologne Boxing World Cup,” Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju shared the news on his official Twitter handle on Sunday. “India has achieved tremendous progress in boxing. My hearty congratulations to our star bvoxers!” he added. Ace Indian pugilists Amit Panghal (flyweight 52kg), Manisha Moun (57 kg) and Simranjit Kaur (60kg) clinched gold medals in their respective weight categories.
Sakshi Choudhary (57 kg), two-time AIBA Women’s Youth World Champion and heavy weight boxer Satish Kumar (+91kg) won the silver medals.