India’s junior and youth women boxers dominated with fourteen medals including six golds as India won the best team trophy at the Golden Girl Championship in Boras, Sweden on Sunday.
While the junior women's team clinched five golds, three silvers and one bronze medal, the youth team secured a single gold and four bronze medals.
Haryana’s Prachi Dhankar (50 kg), playing in the junior
category, won the 'Best Boxer of the Tournament' award. Besides Prachi, Ethoibi
Chanu Wangjam (54 kg), Lashu Yadav (66 kg) and Mahi Raghav (80 kg) also won gold
medals with unanimous verdict of 3-0 in their respective categories.
In the youth category, Musskan (54 kg) claimed the solitary gold medal while Sanya Negi (57 kg), Deepika (64 kg), Musskan (69 kg) and Sakshi Jahdale (75 kg) settled for bronze. The three silvers in the junior category were won by Janhavi Churi (46 kg) Rudy Lalhmingmuani (66 kg) and Tanishka Patil (80kg) while Diya Negi settled for bronze in the 60 kg slot.
A total of 75 teams participated in the championships which
saw some of the most talented upcoming boxers from the world vying for medals.