India has won the 22nd Presidents Cup Boxing Tournament held in Palembang, Indonesia after winning four gold medals and a bronze medal. Presidents Cup Win For the First Time This is India’s first ever triumph in the tournament and the team managed to pile up a total of 33 points. The total was enough for
With the National Games all set to kick start from the 31st of January, Sports Rediscovered takes a look at 2014’s Top 5 Boxing Events. 2014 was an interesting and memorable year for Indian Boxing with several medals and some unprecedented events. From AIBA’s recognition of Boxing India to IOA’s refusal to recognize Boxing India,
Sarjubala: My aim now is to get gold in the next Championship. I have to become the world champion in 48 kg weight category. It is my biggest dream to qualify for the coming Olympics.
It was a kind of satisfied smile that falls short of being completely happy on the faces of Sarjubala Devi (48kg) and Sweety Boora (81kg). The two young Indians fell short of a Gold and had to settle with Silver medals in their respective weight categories at the Finals of the 8th AIBA Women World
Sarjubala Shamjetsabam Devi (45kg) and Sweety Boora (81kg) are just one step away from scripting history in the field of boxing for India. Adding another sweet chapter to what surely is a fairy tale in progression, both pugilists made it through to the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship Finals in Jeju. Remarkably it is the first
Sweety Boora (whose name has been listed as Saweety on AIBA’s official registration) has also impressed by overcoming strong resistance to reach the semi finals in the Light Heavyweight (81kg) category. In the final summary, while the confusion over the name of Sweety/Saweety has resolved itself, to paraphrase Shakespeare, a win at this level would be tasting as “sweet” and one looks forward to more success from our boxers over the weekend
Saweety was the lone bright spot for India as top Indian boxers were handed defeats on day 4 of Women World Boxing Championship. Pinki Rani and Monica Saun were both unable to match their performances of round one and lost in the 2nd round today. However, there was something to cheer about at the end
It was all smiles for Indian contingent on the third day of Women’s World Boxing Championship. Manipur duo Shamjetsabam Sarjubala (48kg) and Maisnam Meena Kumari (54kg) booked their places in the second round of the prestigious tournament on Tuesday. Day Three Results Both boxers scored emphatic victories over their opponents. They were adjudged winners by unanimous decision.