Sachin Singh clinches gold at the AIBA Youth World Championships

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Sachin Singh became the third Indian boxer to clinch gold at the AIBA Youth World Championships held in St Petersburg, Russia. He contested in 49kg weight class and recorded a rare Indian win over a Cuban boxer. India has finished the AIBA Youth World Championships with one gold and a bronze, which is an improvement over the solitary bronze won in the 2014 episode. Earlier, Naman Tanwar clinched Bronze medal in the 91 kg category.

Sachin, an Asian Youth Championships quarter-finalist has brought back victory to India after a gap of 6 years. The last gold was won by Vikas Krishnan in the 2010 edition of the championship. Sachin will be given a cash award of Rs. 1 lakh by Boxing Federation of India (BFI).

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