The Indian Women’s boxing unexpected finished the World Boxing Championships battle with a record four medals after Manju Rani bagged the silver in the 48kg category final on Sunday.
19-year-old Manju lost the Gold-medal session 1-4 against second seed Ekaterina Paltceva of Russia yet at the same time figured out how to complete as the best Indian performer in this edition. This was Manju’s maiden appearance at the World Championships.
Manju had before whipped her Chuthamat Raksat of Thailand 4-1 in the semi-finals to turn into the first Indian in quite a while to enter the final in his/her maiden appearance at the occasion. Four Indian women boxers were in dispute on Day 9 of the Worlds in Russia, be that as it may, just 19-year-old Manju endured to the final.
India completed with a rich take of one silver and three bronze medals after Jamuna Boro, Lovlina Borgohain and MC Mary Kom secured the bronze medals in their separate categories. India can draw a lot of positives from the best-ever abroad show that the women pugilists set up to approach last year’s take of four medals.
Mary Kom (51kg) got a remarkable eighth medal from this renowned competition to add to her sparkling resume that as of now has an amazing six gold medals and one silver. The Manipuri legend turned into the first fighter, male or female, to win eight medals from the Amateur World Championships.
Assam girls, Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Jamuna Boro (54kg) additionally shone to add to India’s medal tally. While Borgohain rehashed her accomplishment of a year ago to take her second back to back the bronze medal, Boro picked a bronze in a smashing debut at the World Championships.