Mon. Jul 15th, 2024

At the ongoing BRICS Games in Kazan, Russia, Indian boxers have secured a commendable haul of medals, clinching two gold, three silver, and five bronze.

Indian Boxers at BRICS Games -2🥇, 3🥈, 5🥉

Women’s 48 KG – Minakshi – 🥇
Women’s 50 KG – Anamika – 🥇
Women’s 52 KG – Jyoti – 🥈
Women’s 57 KG – Sakshi – 🥈
Women’s 60 KG – Manisha – 🥈
Women’s 63 KG – Prachi – 🥉
Women’s 66 KG – Manju Bamboriya – 🥉
Women’s 70 Kg – Lalita – 🥉… pic.twitter.com/4dLoJcdpDn

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Leading the charge was Minakshi in the women’s 48 kg category, winning gold against Jawaher Ghareib Morad Abdulla of the UAE with a score of 1-0. Anamika won gold in the women’s 50 kg category, defeating Thandolwethu Mathiba of South Africa 5-0.

Jyoti, competing in the women’s 52 kg category, earned a silver medal after losing to Russia’s Anna Aedma 4-1.

Sakshi won silver in the women’s 57 kg category, narrowly losing to Lyudmila Vorontsova 2-3.

In the women’s 60 kg category, Manisha secured a silver medal, falling to Nadezhda Golubeva of Russia 0-5.

The fighting spirit of the Indian contingent was further demonstrated by Prachi in the women’s 63 kg, Manju Bamboriya in the women’s 66 kg, Lalita in the women’s 70 kg, Pooja Rani in the women’s 75 kg, and Nupur in the women’s 81+ kg who bagged the bronze medals in their respective weight categories.

India’s current standing in the medal tally is eighth, with a total collection of three gold, six silver, and 20 bronze medals.

This impressive performance by the boxing team has significantly contributed to India’s overall medal count.

With one more day of competition remaining, hopes are high for further additions to India’s medal tally.

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By TFW

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