Youth World Boxing C’ships: Ravina strikes gold as India end campaign with four champions crownedAbdul Gh Lone 27 November 2022 0 COMMENTS
Reigning Asian Youth Champion Ravina showcased her tenacity to emerge victorious in her final bout and added another gold to India’s total medal tally of 11 at the IBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Boxing Championships 2022 in La Nucia, Spain on Saturday.
Ravina (63kg) was up against Megan deCler of Netherlands in her final. In spite of not getting off to the best of starts, the Indian pugilist utilised her technical ability and quick movement to mount an impressive comeback against her Dutch opponent. The fiercely contested bout finished in favour of the 2022 Asian Youth gold medalist who won 4-3 by split decision after the bout was reviewed.
OK, so #TIL that 4-3BR stands for 4-3 on points after BOUT REVIEW. It is automatically activated if there is a discrepancy between the results of the 5 Judges & the Observer and Evaluator. So the 3-3 result becomes 3-4.
— Vinayakk (@vinayakkm) November 26, 2022
In the other final, Kirti (81+kg) went down fighting against the 2022 European Youth champion Cliona Elizabeth D’Arcy of Ireland and secured silver after suffering a 0-5 defeat.
India was a dominant force at the event as the 25 member contingent bagged a total of 11 medals which include four…