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Sarjubala, Sonia, Sarita claim gold, RSPB claim team title

Press Trust of India  |  Rohtak 

Former world silver-medallist (48kg), representing Manipur, claimed the gold as well as the best trophy even as the Sports Promotion Board emerged overall champions in the National Women's Boxing Championships here today.

Sarjubala edged past Haryana's Ritu 3-2 to clinch Manipur's lone gold medal and her second successive national title.

Former world and Asian champion L (60kg), representing the All Police (AIP), also picked up a gold medal after beating RSPB's in her summit clash.

The marquee clash of the day was between world silver- medallist Sonia Lather, representing RSPB, and world youth champion Shashi Chopra, turning up for Haryana, in the 57kg category.

Sonia dug from her experience to outwit the younger and walk away with the top honours.

(All Police) took the 54kg gold after going past Manisha (Haryana).

from RSPB won the flyweight (48kg) crown defeating Monika (UP).

Traditional powerhouse managed to claim just one gold medal this time, through (75kg). Pooja got the better of Assam's in her summit clash.

RSPB finished with five gold and two bronze medals overall.

Final Results :

Light Fly (45-48KG): (RSPB) bt Monika (Har) 3:2.

Bantam (51-54KG): (AIP) bt Manisha (Har) 5:0;

Light Welter (60-64KG): Pwilao Basumatary (RSPB) bt (Pun) 5:0;

Welter (64-69KG): Pooja (RSPB) bt (Asm) 3:2;

Middle (69-75KG): (Har) bt (Asm) 5:0;

Light Heavy (75-81KG): Bhagyabati Kachari (RSPB) bt Kalawanti (Har) 4:1;

Heavy (82KG): (RSPB) bt (AIP) 5:0;

Fly (48-51KG): Sh Sarju Bala (Man) bt Ritu (Har) 3:2

Feather (54-57KG): (RSPB) bt (Har) 5:0;

Light (57-60KG): L (AIP) bt (RSPB).

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 16:55 IST