Assam boxer Bhagyabati Kachari win gold medal at the Ahmet Comert International Boxing Tournament

first_imgGUWAHATI, Sep 16: Udalguri girl Bhagyabati Kachari claimed gold medal at the Ahmet Comert Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey. Playing in the light heavyweight category (81kg) Bhagyabati got the better of Selma Karakoyun. She was declared the most scientific boxer of the tournament, and the Indian women’s team finished third.Bhagyabati Kachari was also presented the ‘Best Technical Boxer Award’ of the tournamentAssam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has congratulated Bhagyabati Kachari for her victory.https://twitter.com/sarbanandsonwal/status/1041241508681142274The 26-year-old boxer who hails from Udmari village near Tangla in Udalguri is the daughter of Deben Kachari and Chaitra Kachari. She had previously participated and won a number of medals in national boxing championships along with clinching bronze in Asian Women’s Boxing Championships held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia way back in 2012.Simranjit Kaur (64kg), Monika (48kg) also won gold medals for India.last_img read more

Irish rugby team settle in Cape Town

first_imgAhead of their opening Test against the Springboks on Saturday, Joe Schmidt will name his starting team after the work-out.Former Ireland captain Keith Wood believes that South Africa are vulnerable this weekend…Wales have made five changes for Saturday’s opening rugby Test against New Zealand.  Sam Warburton has recovered from injury to captain the side in Auckland. Prop Gethin Jenkins, hooker Ken Owens and lock Bradley Davies also return, as well as centre Jonathan Davies. Uncapped flanker Ellis Jenkins is among the replacements.last_img read more