Punjab Women shine at Boxing Championship

The year 2019 began on a bright note for young boxers from Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab as they swept away majority of the wins on the second day of the JSW Sports 3rd Elite Women’s National Boxing Championships at the Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS).

The day began with a dominating performance by Delhi’s Riya Tokas in the 54kg category as she landed a flurry of punches in the first round against her opponent, V.Vinodhini from Tamil Nadu. The closest bout of the day was fought between Babita Bisht of Uttarakhand and Suman Khoda of Rajasthan.

In the Welter Weight category, Gagandeep Kaur of Punjab won against Simran Mendon of Maharashtra, 5-0.  Day 2 witnessed 18 RSC results with 32 bouts being played out. The third day of the championships will witness the international stars in action in the likes of Nikhat Zarin, Piny Jangra, Simranjit Kaur, Sonia Lather and Shashi Chopra.