Asian Boxing Championship: Pooja Rani wins gold medal; Three boxers, including Mary Kom, won the silver medal

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Pooja Rani defeated Mavluda Moldonova of Uzbekistan 5–0 in the final in the 75 kg weight at the ongoing Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai.

Pooja Rani won her second consecutive gold in the 75 kg weight at the ongoing Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai. Three boxers, including 6-time world champion Mary Kom, won the silver medal. The Indian women’s team has won 10 medals in this tournament. Which includes one gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze medal. Apart from Mary Kom, Lal Butsahi won silver medals in weight above 64 kg and Anupama in weight above 81 kg.

Pooja Rani won the fourth medal in the tournament
Pooja Rani, who won the only gold medal in women, defeated Mavluda Moldonova of Uzbekistan 5–0 in the final. Pooja had earlier won the gold medal in 2019. At the same time, she has won four medals in this championship. Bronze won in 2015 and Silver Medal in 2012.

Pooja Rani won her second consecutive gold medal at the Asian Championships.  Earlier in 2019, she has won.

Pooja Rani won her second consecutive gold medal at the Asian Championships. Earlier in 2019, she has won.

Lalbutshahi won the silver medal in the first Asian championship
Lalbutsahi was defeated 3–2 by Milana Safronova of Kazakhstan in the final. Lalbutsahi has won the gold medal in the 2019 World Police Games. For the first time represented the country in the Asian Championships.

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Mary Kom won the second silver medal in the tournament
Mary Kom, who has won gold in the Asian Championship 5 times, could not fulfill her dream of winning the sixth gold. He is a two-time world champion in the finals
Nazim Kazabe defeated 3–2. Mary has won the silver medal for the second time, taking part in the Asian Championship for the seventh time. His name is Gold and two Silver Medals. Mary Kom and Laishram Sarita Devi have won five gold medals each at the Asian Championships. He won gold medals in 2003, 2005, 2010, 2012 and 2017, while he won the silver medal in 2008 and this year.

The prize money has been increased
The special thing of this year is that the prize money of the championship has been increased drastically. The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has allocated US $ 4,00,000 prize money for this championship. Gold medal winners in the men’s and women’s categories are being awarded US $ 10,000 while silver and bronze medal winners are being awarded US $ 5,000 and US $ 2,500 respectively.

Eight Indian boxers won bronze medals
Eight Indian boxers Simranjit Kaur (60 kg), Vikas Krishna (69 kg), Lavlina Borgohain (69 kg), Jasmine (57 kg), Sakshi Chaudhary (64 kg), Monika (48 kg), Sweety (81 kg) and Varinder Singh (60 kg) had to face defeat in the semi-finals. All of them won the Bronze Medal for the country.

Apart from India, 17 countries are participating
150 boxers from 17 countries including India, Uzbekistan, Mongolia, Philippines and Kazakhstan participated in the Asian Boxing Championships being held in Dubai.

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