India Open Boxing: Mary Kom, Shiva Win Gold

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Guwahati, May 24, 2019

The six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) clinched gold in the second edition of the India Open International Boxing Tournament at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium here on May 24th,  2019.

The London Olympic bronze medallist brought all her experience to the fore to blow away the challenge of Vanlal Duati to script a 5-0 win.

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On the other hand, Guwahati boy Shiva Thapa grabbed the 60kg gold in a revenge bout against 2018 champion Manish Kaushik. He won with 5-0 score.

Much to delight, Jamuna Boro delivered a flurry of punches that earned her a perfect 5-0 win over Y. Sandhyarani. World Championships bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain did not enjoy the same fortune despite vociferous cheers from the crowd.