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Indian women boxers shine in Ahmet Comert youth boxing tourney

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

signed off with a rich haul of one gold, four silver, and three bronze medals at the Ahmet Comert Boxing Championships for youth women boxers in Istanbul, Turkey.

Soniya (48kg) gave the lone gold medal by defeating Kazakhstan's Zhazira Urakabeva in her summit clash.

The rest of the four Indian finalists settled for silver medals after going down in their respective bouts.

The silver winners for were Niharika Gonella (75kg), Shashi Chopra (57kg), Parveen (54kg), and Ankushita Boro (64kg).

Niharika lost to Kazakhstan's Shamonova Anastasiia, while Shashi was also bested by a Kazakh in Vladislava Kukhta.

Russia's Anastasiia Artamonova got the better of Parveen. Ankushita, on the other hand, went down to Kazakhstan's Zhazira Urakabeva.

Earlier, Tilotama Chanu (60kg), Gulia (48kg), Lalita (64kg) and Manisha (69kg) had to be content with bronze medals after losing their respective semifinal bouts.

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First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 09:42 IST