Nikhat Zareen and Nitu win gold medals for India in Boxing

India finished the tournament with three medals this time, Nandini (+81kg) being the third podium finisher with a bronze.

Nikhat Zareen and Nitu win gold medals for India in Boxing
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Nikhat Zareen. Source- Twitter/@nikhat-zareen

The 25-year old Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen, won a gold medal in the 52 kg category at the 73rdStrandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Nitu held up (5-0) in the 48 kg category by her wonderful counterattacking performance over Italy’s Erika Prisciandaro, former youth World Championship bronze-medallist. Coming from a small village in Haryana, it was Nitu’s debut performance at the tournament. However she is a two-time youth World Champion.