India wins 11 medals at Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament 2018

  • India boxers have rounded off their engagements with their best ever performance at the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Bulgaria. 
  • In the capital city of Sofia on 25 February, India boxers ended with a whopping 11 medals – five from men and six from women boxers.
  • Overall, the Indian contingent clinched two gold, three silver and six bronze medals.
  • Best boxer of the event: Vikas Krishan, who claimed a gold medal in 75 kg category, was also adjudged the best boxer of the event, a first for an Indian.
  • Another Gold medal was clinched by Amit Panghal. In the 49 kg division final, defeating Morocco’s Said Mordaji. 
  • M C Mary Kom, Seema Poonia and Gaurav Solanki won Silver medal in their respective categories. 
  • Meena Kumari Devi, L Sarita Devi, Saweety Boora and Bhagyabati Kachari clinched the Bronze in their categories.
  • 69th International Boxing Tournament “Strandja”, was opened to boxers (Men and Women) between the age of 19 and 40. Categories. 
  • The tournament was held between 18-26 February 2018 in  Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. 

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