New Delhi: India’s Saweety Boora on Saturday defeated Wang Lina of China in the 81kg category final to bag India’s second gold medal at the ongoing Women’s World Boxing Championships.
The Indian pugilist registered a 4-3 win. It was a neck-and-neck battle between Saweety and China’s Wang Lina, but the Indian star beat the latter by a narrow margin.
Earlier, Nitu Ghanghas outplayed Lutsaikhan Altansetseg of Mongolia in the 48kg category final by a unanimous 5-0 verdict to bag a gold medal. She became the sixth Indian woman pugilist to win a gold in the history of the tournament, Saweety became the seventh to do so.