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Indian women win 7 gold in AIBA Youth World Boxing Championship

Indian Women have created history at the AIBA 2021 Youth World Boxing Championship. A total of eight Indians entered the finals. Of this, seven were women. All the women finalists finished on top. Achievements All the women finalists registered victories and finished top. They were as follows: Gitika – 48 kg Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu 51 ..

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Mary Kom becomes new Chairperson of AIBA’s Champions & Veterans Committee

The Indian Boxer, Mary Kom, was appointed as the chairperson of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) champions and veterans committee on March 3, 2021. Highlights AIBA President Umar Kremlev stated that he is confident that Mary Kom will make significant contribution towards the success of this committee with her vast knowledge and experience. About AIBA ..

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P V Sindhu wins inaugural BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award

Indian ace badminton player PV Sindhu won the inaugural BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award after a public vote. Sindhu became the first Indian to win badminton World Championship gold in 2019. The five nominations for the award include sprinter Dutee Chand, boxer Mary Kom, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and para-badminton player Manasi Joshi. Former sprinter PT Usha was given the Lifetime ..

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Eight Indian boxers secure Olympic berths

In the ongoing Asian qualifiers at Jordan, World bronze-medallist Simranjit Kaur defeated the second seed Namuun Monkhor of Mongolia, to secure her first Olympic place. Veteran boxers Mary Kom and Amit Panghal were also qualified for the Olympics as they advanced to semi-final bouts. As of now, the number of Indian boxers securing Olympic berths ..

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Mary Kom becomes First woman Sportsperson to win Padma Vibhushan

Six-time World Amateur Boxing Champion and Olympian bronze medallist (London 2012), MC Mary Kom was announced as one of the recipients of the prestigious ‘Padma Vibhushan’ award on the occasion of  Republic Day 2020. Mary Kom became the first women sportsperson to win the award. She is the first boxer in the world in both ..

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