Shillong, Nov 5: Meghalaya’s young pugilists won one gold and four bronze medals at the 1st North Eastern Zonal Sub-Junior Boys & Girls Boxing Championship in Dirang, Arunachal Pradesh, recently.
The gold medal was won by Sunny Thakuri in the 70kg category, with the four bronze claimed by Banrap Syiem Malngiang (40kg), Deiti Loina Sunn (38kg), Badhun Syiemiong (40kg) and La-I-Matti Mitri (52kg).
The event was organised by the Arunachal Amateur Boxing Association under the aegis of the Boxing Federation of India.
Meanwhile, the Meghalaya Boxing Association also informed that renowned former boxer and present coach, Torak Kharpran, has travelled with the Indian boxing team for the Asian Boxing Championship to Amman, Jordan. The event will run until 12th November.
(Meghalaya Boxing Association photo)