New Delhi, July 4
Reigning youth world champions Alfiya Pathan and Gitika produced sensational performances to win gold medals at the inaugural edition of the Elorda Boxing Cup in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, today.
Kalaivani Srinivasan and Jamuna Boro signed off with silver.
With the addition of two gold, two silver and 10 bronze, India concluded its campaign with an overall tally of 14 medals.
Alfiya did not have to break a sweat and got a unanimous 5-0 verdict over Lazzat Kungeibayeva, the 2016 world champion, in the women’s 81kg category final.
Gitika, on the other hand, clinched a thrilling 4-1 victory over compatriot Kalaivani in an intense all-Indian 48kg category final.
Meanwhile, Jamuna, the 2019 World Championships bronze medallist, went down to Uzbekistan’s Nigina Uktamova 0-5 in the 54kg class final.
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