India portrayed a spectacular performance as it bagged 39 medals including 14 gold at the recently concluded ASBC Asian World Youth and Junior Championships 2021 in Dubai.
As per reports, India had already clinched 19 medals which included eight gold, five silver, and six bronze medals in the junior category event. The youth boxers fought their way to win another 20 medals to the country's tally.
Bishwamitra Chongtham (51 kg) scripted history by winning India's first gold in the last seven years in the youth men's category. Soon after, Vishal (80kg) joined the league with another gold.
Neha (54kg) went on to add another gold medal in the youth women's event. Preeti Dahiya struck another gold in the 60kg final against Zuldyz Shayakhmetova of Kazakhstan. Sneha Kumari (66kg) and Khushi (75kg) defeated their opponents to bag gold medals.
Vishu Rathee (48 kg) threw Bakhtiyorova Robiyakhon of Uzbekistan to win the gold medal in the girls' competition. Following her, Tanu won a 3-2 decision over Kazakhstan's Tomiris Myrzakul.
Nikita Chand (60kg), Mahi Raghav (63kg), Pranjal Yadav (75 kg), and Kirti (+81kg) bagged gold in their respective events.
Boxer Rohit Chamoli (48kg) and Bharat Joon (+81kg) added to the yellow tally with their respective wins in the junior boys' category.
While Chamoli triumphed over Mongolia's Otgonbayar Tuvshinzaya in a thrilling final, Joon defeated Kazakhstan's Yerdos Sharipbek 5-0 to claim the title.
The junior gold medalists will receive USD 4,000, while the silver and bronze medalists will receive USD 2,000 and 1,000, respectively.