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newsboxing3 months ago

Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani clinch gold at Olympic Test event, Ashish Kumar settles for silver

Shiva Thapa (63kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg) clinched gold medals, while Ashish (69kg) settled for silver to wrap up a brilliant campaign for India at the Olympic Test event for boxing on Thursday. The 2020 Summer Olympics is scheduled to be held in Tokyo, Japan from July 24 to August 9.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Olympic Test Event | Shiva Thapa and Pooja Rani qualify for finals

Indian boxers Shiva Thapa and Pooja Rani have made it to the final round of the ongoing Olympic Test Event for boxing in Tokyo on Wednesday. On the other hand, Nikhat Zareen and Vahlimpuia lost their respective semi-final bouts and had to be satisfied with a bronze medal each at the Test event.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Shiva Thapa joins six other Indian boxers in Olympic Test event semi-finals

Four-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa (63kg) secured a medal at the Olympic Test event in Tokyo, Japan, by winning his quarterfinal bout on Tuesday. Six other Indians made the last-four stage without fighting as they either got byes or were helped by the small size of their respective draws.
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newsboxing8 months ago

I have been preparing well for 51 kg category, says Mary Kom

Mary Kom, who will play in the India Open boxing tournament scheduled between May 20 and May 24, has said that he has been preparing well for the 51 kg category. This will also serve her in preparation for the upcoming World Championships which will be a major tournament for Olympic qualification.
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newsboxing9 months ago

Asian Boxing Championship | It felt like a dream after I won gold medal, says Pooja Rani

Indian boxer Pooja Rani has said that winning the gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships felt like a dream for her as this was the first "big medal" she had won in her career. Rani has also added that beating the reigning World Champion in the final gave her a lot of confidence.
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newsboxing9 months ago

Opted for physiotherapy over surgery after shoulder injury fearing long recovery, reveals Pooja Rani

Asian Boxing Championship gold medalist in the 81kg, Pooja Rani has revealed that she didn’t want a lengthy recovery from her disastrous shoulder injury in 2017, and hence opted for physiotherapy over surgery. The 28-year-old defeated world champion Wang Lina in the final on Friday in Bangkok.
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reportboxing9 months ago

Asian Boxing Championships | Six Indians in the race for gold medal

Amit Panghal, Kavinder Bisht, Deepak Singh, Ashish Kumar, Simranjit Kaur and Pooja Rani have all entered the finals of the Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok. Among the other Indian pugilists, Laishram Sarita Devi and Manisha have settled with bronze medals each at the ongoing continental event.
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newsboxing2 years ago

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

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.
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reportboxing4 years ago

Women's World Boxing Championship: Indian eves continue their winning start

Four Indian pugilists were in action on Friday at Astana and three of them made it through to the pre-quarterfinals of the World Boxing Championship. Pooja Rani, Sonia Lather and Zareen Nikhat won their respective bouts, while Meena Rani became the first Indian to be knocked out of the competition.
Amlan Majumdar
reportboxing4 years ago

Olympic qualifiers: Indian boxers off to a losing start

India’s campaign at the Asia Oceania boxing qualifiers got off to a disappointing start on Friday with all three Indians in the fray crashing out in the opening round. Ex-Commonwealth Games champion Manoj Kumar, Sumit Sangwan and Pooja Rani were all defeated in the opening round.
Arun S Kaimal