Lovlina, Parveen, Saweety and Alifiya win Asian Boxing Championship titles at Amman
It was a gold medal day for India as Lovlina Borgohain(75kg), Parveen Hooda (63kg), Saweety (81kg) and Alfiya Khan (81+kg) won gold and were crowned Asian champion at the ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan on 11 November 2022.
World championships bronze medallist Parveen Hooda (63kg) defeated Japan's Kito Mai to win the first gold for India in the current Asian Boxing championship.
Tokyo Olympic 2020 bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain, won the gold medal in the 75kg category by defeating Ruzmetova Sokhiba of Uzbekistan. It is Lovlina's third Asian Championship medal, she had won the bronze in 2017 and 2021 in the welterweight division.
Saweety and Alifiya then added to the gold rush, defeating Gulsaya Yerzhan of Kazakhstan and Islam Husaili of Jordan respectively.
Minakshi (women’s 52kg) had to settle for Silver medal as she lost to Kinoshita Rinka of Japan in the final.
The ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan is being held from 30 October -13 November 2022.
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