Cologne Boxing World Cup: India End Campaign With Nine Medals
New Delhi: India finished their campaign at the Cologne Boxing World Cup with nine medals including three gold, two silver, and four bronze.
Women boxers Simranjeet Kaur (60kg) and Manish (57kg) notched up gold medals with contrasting final wins. While Manish defeated compatriot Saskhi 3-2, Simranjeet got the better of German Maya Klienhans 4-1 to finish on top in their respective categories.
In the men category, Amit Panghal (flyweight 52kg) won the gold medal while Veteran Satish Kumar (+91kg) had to settle for a silver after an injury forced him to withdraw from the finals.
Sonia Lather (57kg), Pooja Rani (75kg) Gaurav Solanki (57kg) and Mohamed Hussamudin (57kg) had claimed the bronze medal in their respective categories.
Kiren Rijiju took to Twitter and congratulated the athletes.
Our Indian boys and girls have won 9 medals including 3 Gold, 2 Silver and 4 Bonze Medals at the prestigious Cologne Boxing World Cup. India has achieved tremendous progress in Boxing.
My hearty congratulations to our star Boxers! pic.twitter.com/tZE680sSPT
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) December 20, 2020
The event featured boxers from the host country, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland and Ukraine.