An upbeat Indian women’s team faces their biggest challenge in recent times at the World Boxing Championships beginning on November 15. Anmol Gurung weighs up their chances Pinky Rani
MC Mary Kom Manisha Moun Sonia L Sarita Devi Simranjit Kaur Lovlina Borgohain Saweety Boora Bhagyabati Kachari Seema Poonia India has won 28 medals (8-6-14) in the championship. Third behind Russia’s 53 (2110-22) and China’s 40 (13-11-16).
In the previous edition in 2016, India managed only one medal. Sonia Lather grabbed silver in the featherweight category. The 2006 edition remains India’s best. They topped the table with 4 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze medals.
The Indian team with BFI president Ajay Singh (C)