Asian medallists Bhavesh Kattimani (52kg) and Ankit Khatana (60kg) were among the four Indian boxers who signed off with bronze medals in the world youth championships after losing their semifinal bouts in Buavesh was beaten 5-0 by American Asa Stevens, while Ankit went down 2-3 in an exciting contest against Thailand’s Amichai Phoemsap. Also finishing with bronze were women’s boxers Neha Yadav (+81kg) and Sakshi Gaidhani (81kg).
Neha, a direct entrant into the semis owing to the small size of the draw, lost to Ukraine’s Mariia Lovchynska in her first bout of the tournament.
Similarly, Saskhi, who lost to Russia’s Anastasiia Rybak in the semis, signed off with a bronze.
From online sources