Team Adda247 and BankersAdda are here with a Current Affairs Special Series for SBI and IBPS interview 2021. In this series, candidates will be introduced to current affairs topics daily, which will not only improve their general awareness but also will ensure that the candidates do not lack if any current affairs topic is asked in the interview. Today’s Current Affairs topic is AIBA Youth World Boxing Championship.
AIBA Youth World Boxing Championship
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) championship has concluded in Kielce, Poland from 13 to 23 April 2021. India becomes champion by winning 8 gold and 3 bronze medals.
Top three places secured respectively: 1st– India, 2nd– Russia and 3rd– Uzbekistan
Indian winners and their event:
|Name||Medal||Event & Category|
|Sachin||Gold||Bantamweight (56 Kg)|
|Bishwamitra Chongtham||Bronze||Lightweight (49 Kg)|
|Vishal Gupta||Bronze||Heavyweight (91 Kg)|
|Gitika Narwal||Gold||Light flyweight (48 Kg)|
|Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu||Gold||Flyweight (51 Kg)|
|Punam Punia||Gold||Featherweight (57 Kg)|
|Vinka||Gold||Lightweight (60 Kg)|
|Arundhati Choudhary||Gold||Welterweight (69 Kg)|
|Thokchom Sanamacha Chanu||Gold||Middleweight (75 Kg)|
|Alfiya Pathan||Gold||Heavyweight (81 Kg)|
As the Table shows, the Indian women’s team created history and secured the highest number of medals in the AIBA youth world boxing championship 2021. Indian women’s team finished with seven gold medals and topped the table in the women’s section.
Indian boxer Sachin performed exclusively and clinched the gold medal. With this remarkable achievement, a total of 11 medals including 8 gold in the championship India emerged as one of the top boxing countries in the world.