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India finish second

Hissar, Nov. 22 (PTI): North Korea retained the title with six gold medals as India finished second with five golds in the second Asian women’s boxing championships on Saturday.

North Korea claimed a total of nine medals — six gold, two silver and one bronze which fetched them 38 points while India bagged 13 medals — five gold, four silver and four bronze to finish with 35 points.

China got two gold, three silver and four bronze medals for a third-place finish with 16 points as Chinese Taipei and South Korea won two silver medals each.

M. C. Mary kom held India’s flag high to win the 46-kg bout against Chou Szo Yin of Chinese Taipei. Mary kom, gold medallist in the first edition, outscored her rival and referee stopped the contest in the second round.

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