Saweety Boora wins gold at Russian boxing tourney

Resham Gupta
Last Updated: Jun 12 2018 18:34

BOXING- Indian boxer Saweety Boora clinched gold after beating Anna Anfinogenova (75kg) in the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament in Kaspiysk, Russia on Tuesday.

Apart from her, world youth champion Shashi Chopra (57kg), former Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Pinki Jangra (51kg) and Pavitra (60kg) lost their respective semi-final bouts to settle for bronze medals.

In the men’s category, world bronze-medallist Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) lost the final to settle for silver. Brijesh Yadav (81kg) and Virender Kumar (91kg) have advanced to the final and will fight for gold.