Boxer Nitu Ghanghas won a gold medal for India in CWG 2022
Boxer Nitu Ghanghas produced a masterful display on Sunday to beat England’s Demie-Jade Resztan in the final of the women’s minimumweight category to give India its first gold medal in the sport in Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Nitu was in full flow, punching her way to glory as the bout was decided in her favour unanimously by all the judges. Just minutes later, ace boxer Amit Panghal was equally good inside the ring as he outpunched Englishman Kiaran Macdonald in the men’s 51kg final to win his first Commonwealth Games gold, having finished with a silver in 2018.
This is a first major senior medal for Nitu, who has in the past won two Youth World Championships gold medals.
Panghal on the other hand is an Asian Games gold medallist in the past and also has a world championships silver to his name.
This medal will help Panghal get his confidence back after he suffered a meltdown during the Tokyo Olympics, where he was expected to win a medal.
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