World Championships: Sonia Chahal settles for silver in 57kg category

Last Updated: Nov 24 2018 18:37

BOXING- Indian pugilist Sonia Chahal settled for silver in the 57kg category at the Women’s World Boxing Championship after losing the final bout to Germany’s Wahner Ornella Gabriele in a split decision of 1-4.

The silver is a great achievement of Sonia considering it was her first outing at the World Championships.

Earlier Mary Kom won her sixth gold medal in the Championships. Mary had previously won the gold medal in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 editions of the Championships.