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Khelo: Haryana, Maha, Manipur boxers shine

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

Boxers from Haryana, and launched their campaigns on a winning note on the first day of the Under-17 boxing event at the Khelo Youth Games here on Sunday.

In the boys' light bantam (52kg) category, Haryana's Harshit outpunched of 5-0 while his state-mate Sachin prevailed over of Arunachal Pradesh by an identical score in the light fly (48kg) category, a issued here said.

The team --Naoba Singh, Bishwamitra Chongthham, and all winning their respective bouts.

In the girls' Under-17 category, Maharashtra's Aarya Kulkarni beat Delhi's Sakshi Choudhary 5-0 in the light bantam (52kg) and was joined in the next round by state mate Prajkta Shinde who beat Mudrika Gururani of Uttarakhand in the same category.

girls also started on a winning note as Sheetal Rani advanced with a close 3-2 win over Komal of in the flyweight (50kg) category.

Results: Girls U-17Pin Weight (46kg): (Aam) bt 5-0; Sanjana (Del) bt Ragini Upadhyay (UP) 5-0; bt Oinam (Man) 5-0; Rinku (Har) bt (Aru)

Boys U-17Light Fly (48kg):Sachin (Har) bt (Aru) 5-0; (UP) bt (Skm), (Mah) bt (Mah) 4-0.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 21:40 IST