Hindustani at the forefront… Our daughters gave boxing ring to China, increased the country’s prestige

New DelhiTop Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen on Sunday won her second World Championship title while Lovlina Borgohain broke her streak of bronze to claim her maiden yellow medal. Nikhat won the light flyweight title with a 5-0 win over Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Tam in the 50kg final. On the other hand, two-time bronze medalist Lovlina defeated Caitlin Parker of Australia 5-2. With this victory, Nikhat became the second Indian after legendary boxer MC Mary Kom (six-time world champion) to win the prestigious title twice. Earlier on Saturday, Neetu Gangas (48kg) and Sweety Boora (81kg) had won gold medals.

India ahead of China

India left behind China in this Women’s World Boxing Championship. Indian boxers captured four gold out of 12 in this event. Four Indian boxers had reached the semi-finals. All of them won gold and made the country number one in medal daily. While China remained at number two. His medals are more than India, but due to less gold, he had to be satisfied with the second number. Three out of three gold with one silver and three bronze.

India at number three overall

The Women’s World Boxing Championship was started in 2001. So far this event has been organized 13 times. India is the third most successful country with 14 Gold, 8 Silver and 21 Bronze. Russia has maximum 63 medals including 25 gold. China has captured 21 gold, 16 silver and 20 bronze. In 2006, India had its best performance by winning four gold medals in its hosting, taking the country’s tally to eight medals.

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