Women’s World Boxing Championships 2023: India finish first position in the Medal Table

This was the second time India achieved such a remarkable feat, the first being in the 2006 event when Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Jenny Lalremliani, and Lekha KC won gold for the country.

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Nikhat Zareen and Lovlina Borgohain (right) celebrate their title wins.

Women’s World Boxing Championships 2023: India finish first position in the Medal Table

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Nikhat Zareen and Lovlina Borgohain (right) celebrate their title wins.
This was the second time India achieved such a remarkable feat, the first being in the 2006 event when Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Jenny Lalremliani, and Lekha KC won gold for the country.

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India ended its impressive campaign at the Mahindra IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships with a maximum of four gold medals. India’s Nikhat Zareen and Lovlina Borgohain won the gold medal in the final bouts held at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex on Sunday on the basis of excellent and aggressive boxing. Earlier, on Saturday, Saweety Boora, and Nitu Ghanghas also secured gold for India in their respective categories. This was the second time India achieved such a remarkable feat, the first being in the Women’s World Boxing Championships 2006 event when Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Jenny Lalremliani, and Lekha KC won gold for the country.

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Four boxers who clinched gold for India. Image- Times of India

Reigning world champion Nikhat (50kg) beat Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Tam to win gold for the second year in a row at the Women’s World Boxing Championships. While Tokyo Olympics bronze-medallist Lovlina (75kg) won her first world championship gold. Lovlina was declared the winner after the bout review against her opponent Caitlin Parker of Australia. Earlier, 2022 Commonwealth Games medalist Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) and three-time Asian medalist Saweety Boora (81kg) won two gold medals for the hosts on Saturday. All four boxers were awarded Rs 82.7 lakh ($100,000) as prize money for becoming world champions.

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The prestigious global event with a huge prize pool of Rs 20 crore saw participation from 324 boxers including multiple Olympic medalist boxers from 65 countries across 12 weight categories.

Women’s World Boxing Championships 2023: Medal Table

RankCountryGoldSilverBronze
1India400
2China313
3Russian Federation111
4Italy110
5Morocco101
6Brazil101
7Chinese Taipei100
8Kazakhstan024
9Colombia022
10Australia021

Women’s World Boxing Championships 2023: Winners List

Weight ClassAthleteCountryMedal
WelterweightYang LiuChinaGold
FlyweightWu YuChinaGold
MiddleweightLovlina Borgohain (75 kg)IndiaGold
BantamweightHuang Hsiao-wenChinese TaipeiGold
MinimumweightNitu Ghanghas (48 kg)IndiaGold
Light flyweightNikhat Zareen (50 kg)IndiaGold
Light welterweightYang ChengyuChinaGold
Light middleweightAnastasiia DemurchianRussiaGold
FeatherweightIrma TestaItalyGold
Light heavyweightSaweety Boora (81 kg)IndiaGold
HeavyweightKhadija MardiMoroccoGold
LightweightBeatriz FerreiraBrazilGold

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