newsboxing16 days ago

10-member boxing contingent to represent India at AIBA Women World Championships

As many as 10 boxers, led by Olympic Bronze medallist MC Mary Kom, will represent India in the AIBA Women World Championships to be held in New Delhi this year. India had topped the medals tally with four gold, three silvers and one bronze medal last time when it hosted the event 12 years before.
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newsboxinga month ago

Silesian Open | Mary Kom secures Gold medal in 48kg category

MC Mary Kom has clinched the gold medal in the 48kg category at the 13th Silesian Open Boxing tournament in Poland while Manisha had to settle for a silver in the 54kg category. L Sarita Devi (60kg), Ritu Grewal (51kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Pooja Rani (81kg) won four bronze medals as well.
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newsboxinga month ago

Sarita Devi bags bronze at the Silesian Open Boxing Tournament for women in Poland

Sarita Devi secured a bronze medal at the 13th Silesian Open Boxing Tournament for women being held in Poland. Meanwhile, M C Mary Kom (48kg) and Manisha (54kg) are the only senior Indian boxers to reach the finals, while former youth world champion Jyoti Gulia (51kg) is in the youth finals.
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newsboxinga month ago

Indian boxers assured of seven medals at International Silesian Championship in Poland

MC Mary Kom, Sarita Devi are amongst the seven Indian women who are assured of a podium finish at the ongoing 13th International Silesian Championship for women in Gliwice, Poland. MaryKom has advanced to the final in the 48kg category, while Sarita Devi reached the semi-final in the 60kg category.
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newsboxinga month ago

The girls playing sub-junior nationals can emulate Mary Kom by 2024-28, says Gopal Devang

Chairman of Boxing selection committee Gopal Devang feels that the women boxers, who are participating in the sub-junior nationals will be able to match Mary Kom by 2024-28. Expecting six medals in men's and women's category, Devang was not satisfied with the performance given by Indian boxers.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Sarjubala Devi aims to follow Mary Kom’s footsteps ahead of Asian Games

Indian boxer Sarjubala Devi has aimed to follow boxing legend Mary Kom’s footsteps as she sets her sights on a Gold medal at the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia. Devi has been selected to participate in the 51 kilograms category at the Asiad and is looking forward to maintaining the weight.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Mary Kom: I am training smartly for the World Championship

Mary Kom has set her sights on claiming a historic sixth World Championship title as she revealed that she was working smartly towards her goal. The boxing star had earlier announced that she would skip this year’s Asian Games but hoped to be back for the World Championships in November.
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newsboxing5 months ago

Mary Kom to skip Asian Games to focus on World Championships

Mary Kom, who won gold at previous Asian games, has withdrawn from this year’s Asian Games at Jakarta to prepare for the World Championship later this year. Women team coach, Raffaele Bergamasco, believes it would not be in her best interest to go up from 48kg to 51kg category at this stage.
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newsboxing6 months ago

We could have won more medals at CWG, says Vikas Krishnan

The gold medal winner at the Commonwealth games, Vikas Krishnan, was high on praises for the Indian boxing squad but felt that they could have added more medals to their tally. He asserted that the boxing squad will improve their medal tally in the Asian games to be played later this year.
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newsboxing6 months ago

Mary Kom planning to miss Asian Games to keep herself fully fit for World Championships

India’s boxing star Mary Kom might skip this year’s Asian Games so that she is in the best possible shape of the World Championships which is scheduled to take place in November. The 35-year-old, who has been competing non-stop for the last five months, feels her body needs some rest.
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