Sarjubala, Sonia and Sarita claim gold in National women’s Boxing Championship

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Sarjubala, Sonia and Sarita claim gold in National women’s Boxing Championship

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SportsCafe Desk

01/13/2018

Sarjubala Devi, along with Sarita Devi and Sonia Lather, have claimed gold in their respective categories at the National Women’s Boxing Championship in Rohtak. Railways Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) emerged as overall champions after ending the tournament by winning 5 gold and 2 bronze medals.

Former world silver medalist and representing Manipur in the 48kg category, Sarjubala Devi defeated Haryana’s Ritu 3-2 to clinched her team’s only Gold medal in the Championship

Former world and Asian champion L Sarita Devi (60kg), representing the All India Police (AIP), edged past RSPB's Pavitra in the summit clash.

The marquee clash of the day saw world silver-medallist Sonia Lather, representing RSPB, defeating world youth champion Shashi Chopra, turning up for Haryana, in the 57kg category with her experience

Traditional powerhouse Haryana managed to claim just one gold medal this time, through Pooja Rani (75kg) who got the better of Assam's Alari Boro in her summit clash.

Railways Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) emerged as overall champions after ending the tournament by winning 5 gold and 2 bronze medals.

Final results :

Light Fly (45-48KG): Rajesh Narwal (RSPB) bt Monika (Har) 3:2;

Fly (48-51KG): Sh Sarjubala (Man) bt Ritu (Har) 3:2;

Bantam (51-54KG): Meena Kumari (AIP) bt Manisha (Har) 5:0;

Feather (54-57 KG): Sonia Lather (RSPB) bt Shashi Chopra (Har) 5:0;

Light (57-60KG): L Sarita Devi (AIP) bt Pavitra (RSPB);

Light Welter (60-64KG): Pwilao Basumatary (RSPB) bt Simranjit Kaur (Pun) 5:0;

Welter (64-69 KG): Pooja (RSPB) bt Lovlina Borgohain (Asm) 3:2;

Middle (69-75 KG): Pooja Rani (Haar) bt Alari Boro (Asm) 5:0;

Light Heavy (75-81 KG): Bhagyabati Kachari (RSPB) bt Kalawanti (Har) 4:1;

Heavy (82KG): Seema Poonia (RSPB) bt Kavita Chahal (AIP) 5:0

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