India wins nine medals; Simranjeet, Manisha bag gold

By Gitanjali Mangal -- December 21, 2020 4:12 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Indian women boxers Simranjeet Kaur (60kg) and Manisha (57kg) have brought the country gold medals in the Cologne World Cup in Germany.

Manisha defeated opponent Sakshi by 3-2, while Simranjeet got the better of Germany’s Maya Klienhans 4-1 to finish on top in their respective categories.

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India finished the competition at the second spot winning three gold, two silver and four bronze medals.

Asian Games champion Amit Panghal (52kg) had claimed the sole gold among men.

Veteran Satish Kumar (+91kg) had to settle for a silver after an injury led him to withdraw from the final.

Sonia Lather (57kg), Pooja Rani (75kg) Gaurav Solanki (57kg) and Mohamed Hussamudin (57kg) won bronze medal in their respective categories.

The event featured boxers from the host country, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland and Ukraine.

-PTC News