Cologne Boxing World Cup: Simranjeet Kaur, Manish clinch gold; India end campaign with nine medals

Manish defeated compatriot Saskhi 3-2, while Simranjeet Kaur got the better of German Maya Klienhans 4-1 to finish on top in their respective categories.

Press Trust of India December 20, 2020 12:32:41 IST
Cologne Boxing World Cup: Simranjeet Kaur, Manish clinch gold; India end campaign with nine medals

India finished Cologne Boxing World Cup at the second spot overall after claiming three gold, two silver and four bronze medals. Image: Twitter/@BFI_official

Indian women boxers Simranjeet Kaur (60kg) and Manish (57kg) notched up gold medals with contrasting final wins in the Cologne World Cup in Germany.

Manish defeated compatriot Saskhi 3-2, while Simranjeet got the better of German Maya Klienhans 4-1 to finish on top in their respective categories.

India finished the competition at the second spot overall after claiming three gold, two silver and four bronze medals. On Saturday, Asian Games champion Amit Panghal (52kg) had claimed the sole gold among men. He got a walkover in the finals.

Veteran Satish Kumar (+91kg) had to settle for a silver after an injury forced him to withdraw from the finals.

Sonia Lather (57kg), Pooja Rani (75kg) Gaurav Solanki (57kg) and Mohamed Hussamudin (57kg) had claimed the bronze medal in their respective categories.

The event featured boxers from the host country, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland and Ukraine.

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