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Boxers gets rousing welcome
Sportslogon Team October 2nd 2017


Bhubaneswar : Odisha boxing team got a rousing welcome here on Monday, the team secured a gold and six bronze medals in the recently concluded 29th Sub-Junior Boxing Championship held at Hyderabad, from September 27 to 30.

Anil Kumar Jena was grabbed the gold medal in the 15 to 16 years boys 54-57kg weight category. In the 14 years category, Jitendra Kumar Mohanty (40-42kg), Md Sukan (46-48 kg) and Kishore Kumar Pradhan (54-57kg) were won a bronze medal each. Similarly, Anil Kumar Nayak (32-34kg) and Sanjib Nayak (36-38kg) got a bronze medal each in the 12 years age category and Rajesh Munda (36-38kg) received bronze medal in the 13 years group.

Khorda District Amatuer Boxing Association secretary Radha Nath Mohapatra, coaches S P Adhikari, Purendra Giri, Sarada Prasad Ratha, Prasanta Kumar Biswal and former sports administrator Ashok Mohanty were present on the occasion. .
This news was added and updated on : October 2nd 2017
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