Mary Kom bags gold, Manisha clinches silver
Gliwice: MC Mary Kom (48kg) bagged gold medal and Manisha (54kg) won a silver medal at the 13th Silesian Open Boxing Tournament for women in Gliwice in Poland today.
This is Mary Kom’s third gold medal of the year. The five-time world champion pocketed the yellow medal after beating Kazakhstan’s Aigerim Kassanayeva with the score of 5-0.
Likewise, Manisha faced Ukraine’s Ivanna Krupenia in her category but lost the match with 2-3.
India also won four bronze medals in the senior category through L Sarita Devi (60kg), Ritu Grewal (51kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Pooja Rani (81kg).
In the youth competition, Jyoti Gulia (51kg), India’s only boxer to have qualified for next month’s Youth Olympic Games in Argentina, was India’s lone medallist with a gold.
In the junior competition, the Indian team signed off with 13 medals – six gold, six silver, and a bronze.