Indian boxers claim 6 gold medals at the Golden Girl Championship in Sweden
NEW DELHI: India's youth and youth boxers dominated the ring in the Golden Girl Championship in Boras, Sweden, claiming 14 medals, including six gold, the general championship trophy and the 'Best Boxer' award.
While the women's youth team took five gold, three silver and one bronze medals, the youth team secured a single gold and four bronze medals at the event that ended Sunday, the Indian Boxing Federation said in a press release.
Prachi Dhankar of Haryana (50 kg), playing in the junior category, won the Best Boxer award.
In addition to Prachi, Ethoibi Chanu Wangjam (54 kg), Lashu Yadav (66 kg) and Mahi Raghav (80 kg) also won gold medals.
In the youth category, Musskan (54 kg) claimed the only gold medal while Sanya Negi (57 kg), Deepika (64 kg), Musskan (69 kg) and Sakshi Jahdale (75 kg) settled for bronze.
The three silver medals in the junior category were won by Janhavi Churi (46 kg) Rudy Lalhmingmuani (66 kg) and Tanishka Patil (80 kg) while Diya Negi He brought home a bronze in the 60 kg slot.
A total of 75 teams participated in the championship.