Vishwanath, Vanshaj, Devika wins gold medals at Youth World Boxing Championships 2022
Indian boxers Vishwanath Suresh, Vanshaj and Devika Ghorpade won gold medals at the IBA(International Boxing Association) Youth Men's and Women's World Championships 2022 in La Nucia, Spain on 25 November 2022.
Vishwanath Suresh from Chennai won his gold medal by defeating Ronel Suyom of Philippines in the men's 48kg final.
Devika from Pune won the second gold for India on the day by defeating England’s Lauren Mackie in the women's 52kg final.
Asian Youth champion Vanshaj from Sonipat won the third gold medal by defeating Demur Kajaia of Georgia in the men's 63.5kg final.
Other medal winners
Silver medal winner
Bhawna Sharma won a silver medal in the women's 48 kg category.
Ashish (54kg) was the other Indian to finish with a silver medal.
Bronze medal winners
Tamanna (50kg), Kunjarani Devi Thongam (60kg), Muskan (75kg) and Lashu Yadav (70kg) won the Bronze medal for India.
India with 11 medals is leading the medal tallies followed by Uzbekistan.
India’s eight medals in the women’s section is also the highest for any country.
27 November is the last day of the championship and two Indian women Ravina in 63kg and Kirti in the +81kg will play in the final.
IBA Youth Men's and Women's World Championships 2022
The IBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Boxing Championships 2022 is being held at the Ciudad Deportiva Camilo Cano arena in La Nucía, Spain from 14 November to 27 November 2022. Around 600 boxers from 73 countries are participating in the Championship.
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