CWG 2022 : Boxers Nitu Ghanghas & Amit Panghal win gold

Aug 07, 2022 04:00 pm

Nitu Ghanghas and Amit Panghal on Sunday won gold medals in boxing for India at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. While Nitu clinched the top honours in the Women's Over 45kg-48kg (Minimumweight), Amit won gold in the Men's Over 48kg-51kg (Flyweight) event.

Both Nitu and Amit won their bouts by 5-0 to win the gold medals. They defeated England's Demie-Jade Resztan and Kiaran Macdonald, respectively.

Nitu had stormed into the final of the Women's Over 45kg-48kg (Minimumweight) after defeating Canada's Priyanka Dhillon. Earlier, she beat Northern Ireland's Nicole Clyde in her quarterfinal match to advance to the semis.