TT Epaper
The Telegraph
Graphiti
 
IN TODAY'S PAPER
WEEKLY FEATURES
CITIES AND REGIONS
ARCHIVES
Since 1st March, 1999
 
THE TELEGRAPH
 
 
CIMA Gallary

Bhagyawati, Pwilao in finals

Guwahati, Nov. 28: Pwilao Basumatary and Bhagyawati Kachari have ensured at least silver medals for hosts Assam while other Assam girls — Anita Kahar, Rumi Gogoi, Anjali Muchahary and Minu Basumatary — settled for bronze medals in the ongoing 13th Senior Women’s National Boxing Championship at Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi indoor stadium here today.

Pwilao tamed Delhi opponent Savita Rawat 20-4 to set up a title clash with Railways girl Pavitra who defeated Mandakini Chann of All India Police 20-10 in the feather weight (54-57kg) semi-finals played today. Pwilao, from the blue corner, conceded only one point in the first round and three in the second round before referee stopped play in the fourth round. Kachari set up a final clash with Mizoram pugilist Jenny R.L. in light heavy weight (75-81kg) defeating Sweety Boora of Haryana 18-14 in a keen contest. Jenny beat Sangita Devi of AIP 24-7 in the semi-final. Kahar lost to Mizoram girl Rebecca Lalinmawii 12-14 in a keen contest of the light fly weight (45-48kg) semi-final while Muchahary lost to Sonia Lather Singh of Haryana 14-19 in bantam weight (51-54kg) semis.

Gogoi lost to Monica Saun of Uttarakhand 6-10 in lightweight (57-60kg) while Basumatry went down to Meena Rani of Railways 7-17 in light welter weight (60-64kg) semi-finals. In super heavy weight (above-81 kg) Kavita Chahal (Arunachal Pradesh) beat Laxmi Padiya (Jharkhand) 27-7, N. Swapna Priya (Railways) beat Nidhi Chopra (Haryana) 20-9.


 More stories in Northeast

  • Do better, Mary eggs on kids
  • Conservation plan for bears
  • ASTC move to boost revenue
  • Ulfa vows to continue 'struggle'
  • Bhagyawati, Pwilao in finals
  • Meet to discuss Kuki pact
  • Centre eyes Rs 60cr jute park in Cachar
  • Tirap farmers say no to opium
  • Delhi's rally ardour strikes wrong chord in region
  • Tripura CM exhorts youths to vote for Left
  • Rio calls for 'right
  • Sink differences to ensure peace: Pusa
  • Unearthed: 200-yr-old linguistic treasure