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State Boxing Championship: Edison claims gold in Elite Men

The Elite Men category of the State Level Boxing Championship 2021 was held at Boxing Ring, Khuman Lampak.

ByIFP Sports Correspondent

Updated on 28 Nov 2021, 4:08 pm

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Laishram Edison of Imphal West boxed his way to gold in the Elite Men category of the State Level Boxing Championship 2021 held at Boxing Ring, Khuman Lampak.

In the Elite Men 57kg, Edison Singh beat Mangte Loya Kom of Chandel to claim the gold medal while Kom had to contend with the silver medal. S. Suresh of Bishnupur got a walkover in the final of 51kg for the gold medal.

The other Elite Men category saw Shantikumar Laikhuram of Thoubal in 60 kg and Md. Nazimuddin of Kakching in 48 point grabbed the gold medal while in the Elite Women category, Ng. Reema Devi of Bishnupur in 48kg got a walkover point for the gold medal while Ashalata of Bishnupur in 50kg and Th. Ojibala Devi of Imphal West in 52kg also fetch the gold medals.

As for the Youth Men, L Nongshaba of Bishnupur beat Phaningmi Kapai of Ukhrul as referee stopped the contest in the first round of 54kg for the gold medal while Sh. Arjun Sharma of Bishnupur beat Musha Ahamad of Imphal East for the gold and silver in 63.5kg bout.

In the Youth Women category of 63kg, Melody Kilong of Churchandur and K.Bandana Chanu of Imphal West in 50kg fetch the gold medal.

First published:28 Nov 2021, 4:01 pm


IFP Sports Correspondent

IFP Sports Correspondent

Sports Bureau, Imphal, Manipur

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