Without the CWG, there would be no Sanket Sargar, a tea seller’s son from Sangli who won a weightlifting silver in Birmingham
Nikhat upstaged the two-time Asian champion Tam by a 5-0 verdict to take the light flyweight title in front of a packed home crowd at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall.
Nitu saw off Mongolia's Lutsaikhan Altansetseg 5-0 to the title in the minimum weight category (48kg), while Saweety became the light heavyweight (81kg) world champion with a 4-3 win over China's Wang Lina.
With the Paris Olympics approaching, it augurs well that the Indian contingent matched its best performance in terms of gold medals.
India's Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) and Saweety Boora (81kg) scripted history on Saturday as the duo were crowned world champions after notching contrasting wins at the marquee tournament in New Delhi. CWG gold medallist Ghanghas...
Saweety made it two out of two for the hosts as she warded off a challenge from two-time medallist China's Wang Lina.
While, Nikhat upstaged two-time Asian champion Vietnam's Nguyen Thi Tam by a 5-0 verdict, Lovlina defeated Caitlin Parker of Australia 5-2 to win her maiden World title.
Ghanghas put up a stupendous performance to see off Altansetseg 5-0 and claim the title for the minimum weight category in front of a packed crowd.
The four Indian boxers are assured of at least a silver after they pulled off thrilling victories in their respective semifinal bouts on Thursday.
Two-time Worlds bronze medallist Lovlina beat Li Qian of China by a 4-1 margin to book her maiden appearance in the final of the prestigious tournament....
While Nikhat out-punched Rio Olympics bronze medallist Ingrit Valencia of Colombia 5-0, Nitu eked out a 5-2 victory over Alua Balkibekova of Kazakhstan.
In the rematch of last year's quarterfinals, Nitu and Balkibekova went all guns blazing in the first round. However, the Kazakh was more dominant and took the...
Apart from the duo, Commonwealth Games champion Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) and the seasoned Saweety Boora (81kg) also moved to the semifinals.
Even with Neeraj Chopra out of action, India made an impression at the Commonwealth Games, thanks to the likes of Avinash Sable, Nikhat Zareen and Eldhose Paul.
Check the final Commonwealth Games 2022 medal tally. Australia topped the tally with more than 178 medals. India finished fourth with 61.
MC Mary Kom will not be able to defend her light flyweight title at Birmingham Commonwealth Games.