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Indian boxers win four silver medals at Nation’s Cup boxing tournament in Serbia

Indian women boxers won four silver medals and two bronze medals at the 9th Nations Cup boxing tournament for women in Sombor, Serbia.

M Meena Kumari (48 kg), Monika (48 kg), Ritu Grewal (51 kg) and Bhagyabati Kachari (75 kg) won silver medals on Sunday night.

Pavitra (60 kg) and Pwilao Basumatary (64 kg) won the bronze medals. They lost in the semifinals.

Meena Kumari won gold medal at the World Cup in Cologne last year. She lost to Italy’s Giordana Sorrentino 1-4 in a tough fight.

Monika also went down in a split verdict to Russia’s Iuliia Chumgalakova, while Ritu was beaten 0-4 by China’s Cai Yan.

Kachari lost 1-4 to Morocco’s Khadija Mardi and is a reigning national champion.

Basumatary was disqualified in the third round of her clash against Croatian Sara Kos earlier in the semifinals.

Pavitra fought tought against Italy’s Rebecca Nicoli but lost 2-3.

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