Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju felicitates medal winning women boxers

first_img First Published: 19th October, 2019 19:05 IST They are the champions🥊🥊🥊🥊 https://t.co/Qo6rZjVwvS pic.twitter.com/JlhzExqFdf— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) October 19, 2019 Misha Bhatt 10 months ago Kiren Rijiju assures Nikhat Zareen that BFI will take a fair decision SUBSCRIBE TO US COMMENT WATCH US LIVE In the recently concluded World Championship, India won a total of four medals – one silver and three bronze – at the championships. The championship also witnessed India’s best performance so far. Boxer Manju Rani was awarded a cash prize of Rs 14 lakhs. She won a Silver medal at the event. All the bronze medalists including, MC Mary Kom, Lovlina Borgohain, and Jamuna Boro – were awarded Rs 8 lakh each.Post winning a Bronze medal at the Championship, Mary Kom’s medal tally reached a total of 8 World Championship medals. This also made the legendary boxer the most successful in the World Championships where she has managed to win 8 medals out of her 9 appearances.READ | Kiren Rijiju chooses to stay away from Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen spatMaking a successful debut at the Championships and making the whole nation proud, boxers Manju Rani (48 Kg) and Jamuna Boro (54 Kg) won a medal each. Borgohain won her second consecutive medal at the World Championships – a bronze in the 69 kg category.The Indian women boxers now have two chances to qualify for the Olympics through the Asia and Oceania Qualifier in Wuhan from February 3-14 and the World Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Paris from May 13-24.READ | “Its high-time the rules in boxing changed”: MC Mary Kom’Women Boxers have brought honour to the country- Kiren Rijiju “This token money prize that we are giving to the winners is encouragement from the government side but what is more important is that they have brought honour for the country and that they have not returned empty-handed. So whether it’s boxing, weightlifting or other events India is breaking grounds and we are achieving better than what we had,” he added. READ | Kiren Rijiju tweets plogging run of Kayakers and Canoeing playersREAD | Kiren Rijiju assures Nikhat Zareen that BFI will take a fair decision(With inputs from ANI) Last Updated: 19th October, 2019 19:05 IST Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Felicitates Medal Winning Women Boxers Kiren Rijiju honoured women boxers who won medals for India at the recently concluded World Championships in Russia. This was India’s best performance so far. Expressing his delight and stating that the women boxers have brought honour to their country, Kiren Rijiju, in his official statement said, “Four medals have been a record for India. It has brought a kind of revolution for Indian boxing history as well as it has inspired other arenas (of sports) also. Which is really good.”center_img Written By LIVE TV 10 months ago Kiren Rijiju thanks Mohit Chauhan big ‘clean concert’ statement WE RECOMMEND 10 months ago Kiren Rijiju tweets plogging run of Kayakers and Canoeing players Union Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday felicitated Indian women boxers for their exceptionally skillful performance at the recently concluded Women’s World Boxing Championship. The Championship was organised in Ulan-Ude, Russia. 10 months ago Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju calls for a ‘sports culture’ in India FOLLOW US 11 months ago Kiren Rijiju hails NBA India Games, vows to develop sport in Indialast_img

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