Five golds for India in World Youth Boxing

Updated: Nov 27, 2017, 16:46 IST | Agencies | Guwahati

It was gold rush for India at the AIBA World Women's Youth Boxing Championships with the country's pugilists grabbing five top positions to finish overall champions for the first time, here

It was gold rush for India at the AIBA World Women's Youth Boxing Championships with the country's pugilists grabbing five top positions to finish overall champions for the first time, here.

India gold medal winners (left to right) Nitu, Sakshi Choudhury, Jyoti Gulia and Shashi Chopra in Guwahati yesterday. Pic/PTI
India's gold medal winners (left to right) Nitu, Sakshi Choudhury, Jyoti Gulia and Shashi Chopra in Guwahati yesterday. Pic/PTI

Nitu (48kg), Jyoti Gulia (51kg), Sakshi Choudhury (54kg), Shashi Chopra (57kg) and Ankushita Boro (64kg) won gold medals for an Indian sweep in the finals, which were halted for 45 minutes by a minor fire mishap in the spectator stands.

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