India’s youth women pugilists bag 3 golds

Sakal Times
Monday, 15 January 2018

Newly inducted pugilists in the youth category, Jony (60kg) breezed past Hungary’s Viktoria Matesz in the final bout while Lalita (64kg) outclassed a valiant Karina Kuzheleva of Russia to punch their way to gold.

PUNE: India’s youth women pugilists continued their dominating run on the world stage as they clinched three gold and one  bronze medal in the 7th Nations Cup, here in the freezing conditions of Sombor, Serbia.

Newly inducted pugilists in the youth category, Jony (60kg) breezed past Hungary’s Viktoria Matesz in the final bout while Lalita (64kg) outclassed a valiant Karina Kuzheleva of Russia to punch their way to gold.

The third gold came India’s way through Nandini in the 81kg category as she beat Alesandra Jonca of Poland in a pulsating contest. 

Jyoti Gulia, who has already qualified for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games, will be leading India’s charge.

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