India bags 57 medals at India Open International tournament

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  • India bags a total of 57 medals including 12 Gold, 18 Silver and 27 Bronze at India Open International Boxing tournament in Guwahati.
  • MC Mary Kom, Shiva Thapa, L Sarita Devi and Naman Tanwar won gold in their respective finals.
  • The London Olympic bronze medallist blew away the challenge of Vanlal Duati in a facile 5-0 win.
  • This was Mary’s second gold in the tournament, having won in 48 kg last year in the capital.
  • On the other hand, Deepak defeated Govind Kumar in 49 kg final while in 52kg category – Amit Panghal defeated Sachin.
  • In women’s 54 kg, local favourite Jamuna Boro defeated Sandhyarani and also qualified for the World Championship. In men’s 69 kg Aashish clinched the Gold, while in women’s 57 kg category Neeraj won the final.
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