Vishwanath, Vanshaj, Devika clinch gold medals at Youth World Boxing Championships

Vishwanath, Vanshaj, Devika clinch gold medals at Youth World Boxing Championships

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Category : Sports Published on: November 30 2022

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  • Vishwanath Suresh, Vanshaj and Devika Ghorpade clinch gold medals for India at the IBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Championships 2022 in La Nucia, Spain
  • This came after Bhawna Sharma bagged the silver medal in the women's 48kg category as she conceded a 0-5 loss against Uzbekistan's Gulsevar Ganieva in the opening match of the day.
  • Ashish (54kg) was the other Indian to finish with a silver medal. He lost 1-4 to Japan’s Yuta Sakai in a thrilling final.
  • India, with 11 medals, topped the medals tally in the competition. Uzbekistan (10) was second, Ireland (7) third, and Kazakhstan (7) fourth. Nearly 600 boxers from 73 countries participated.
  • Besides three gold and two silver on the penultimate day, India’s tally also includes four bronze medals coming from Tamanna (50kg), Kunjarani Devi Thongam (60kg), Muskan (75kg), and Lashu Yadav (70kg), who lost in the semifinals.
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