Indian Women Shine in Boxing as Gold Tally Reaches 4 in WBC.

Indian female boxers rewrote history at the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championship, winning four gold medals. India took first place in the championship’s gold medal count at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex in New Delhi. In 12 weight categories, 324 boxers—including several Olympic medalists—from 65 different nations competed.

Gold Medal Won by Indian Female Boxers?

 For the nation, gold medals were won by Nitu Ghanghas (48 kg), Nikhat Zareen (50 kg), Lovlina Borgohain (75 kg), and Saweety Boora (81 kg). 

Nikhat won the gold medal for a second year running after defeating Nguyen Thi Tam of Vietnam. A bronze medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, Lovlina defeated Australian Caitlin Parker for her first Worlds gold. A three-time Asian medalist, Saweety Boora, and Nitu Ghanghas defeated Wang Lina of China and Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg of Mongolia to win the gold. Each fighter received $100,000 (INR 82.7 lakhs) as prize money for winning the title of World Champion in their respective divisions.

PM congratulated everyone through tweets

The Prime minister congratulated all 4 winners and share their pride and winning with the whole country.

How president of BFI congratulated the winners? 

Ajay Singh, the president of the Indian Boxing Federation said, “We are incredibly pleased with all boxers who have written history with their gold medals.” It is an amazing accomplishment to win four gold medals at home in front of such an enthusiastic crowd. Young ladies across the nation will definitely be motivated by these fighters’ displays to win medals and advance Indian boxing to new heights. We at BFI would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Nikhat, Nitu, Lovlina, and Saweety for their outstanding achievements and look forward to more of the same from them at the upcoming Asian Games.

India won four gold medals at the Women’s World Boxing Championships for only the second time in history. 

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