Meena Kumari Maisnam wins gold medal in Boxing World CupDate: 15 April 2019 Tags: Sports
India’s ace boxer Meena Kumari Maisnam won gold medal in 54 kg category at the Boxing World Cup held at Cologne in Germany. In the final match, she defeated Thailand's Machai Bunyanut.
In this edition of Boxing World Cup, India finished with 5 medals Sakshi (57 kg) and India Open champion Pwilao Basumatary (64 kg) won silver medals. Pinki Rani (51 kg) and Parveen (60 kg) won bronze medals.
Meena Kumari Maisnam
She hails from Sugnu, Manipur. Earlier this year, she became second Indian woman boxer to win gold medal at prestigious Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. She had won bronze medal in 2014 Asian Championships and has three National Championships titles to her credit.