सामयिक विषय: Boxing

69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament-2018

Question: Who was selected as the best boxer in 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament- 2018?
(a) Amit Panghal
(b) Vikas Krishan
(c) Gaurav Solanki
(d) M.C Mary Kom
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament concluded in Sofia (Bulgaria) (February, 2018)
  • In this tournament, India has won 11 medals including 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 6 Bronze medals.
  • On the last day of the tournament in 75 kg weight category Vikas Krishan won the Gold medal by defeating American boxer Troy Isley.
  • Amit Panghal won the Second Gold medal, beating Morocco’s Said Moradaji in 49 kg weight category.
  • MC Mary Kom (48kg), Seema Punia (+81kg) and Gaurav Solanki (52kg) won the Silver medal.
  • Vikas Krishan was elected as the best boxer of the tournament.


AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships 2017

AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships 2017

Question: How many gold medals did Indian boxers won at the AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships 2017 recently concluded in Guwahati, Assam?
(a) 4
(b) 3
(c) 5
(d) 2
Answer: (c) 
Related Facts:

  • AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships 2017 concluded in Guwahati, Assam, India. (November 19th-26th, 2017)
  • This championship was organized by India Boxing Federation.
  • Total 160 boxers of 31 countries participated in this championship.
  • In the competition, India won 5 gold and 2 bronze medals.
  • India became the winner of this competition for the first time.
  • Indian Gold medal winner of various weight categories were: Nitu (48kg), Jyoti Singh (51kg), Sakshi Chaudhary (54kg), Shashi Chopra (57kg) and Ankushita Boro (64kg).
  • Indian player Neha Yadav (81kg) and Anupama (81kg) was the Bronze medalist.
  • Indian boxer Jyoti also qualified for the Olympics to be held in Buenos Aires.
  • This competition was held for the first time in India.


AIBA Youth Women's World Boxing Championship

AIBA Young Women’s World Boxing Championship-2017

Question: Which of the following is the mascot of AIBA Young Women’s World Boxing organizing in Guwahati in November, 2017?
(a) Huppy
(b) Dumpy
(c) Guppy
(d) Sumpy
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • The Indian Boxing Federation (BFI) released the official song, logo and mascot of the first AIBA Youth Woman World Boxing Championships. (November 6, 2017)
  • The famous one-horned rhinoceros (female) of Assam has been made an official mascot, which has been named GUPPY.
  • It symbolizes strength and patience.
  • The official song of the championship (Anthem) is ‘Make Some Noise’.
  • Shan has composed the lyrics and it is sung by Kunwar Juneja and Sunidhi Chauhan.
  • This logo consists of two essential elements-the culture of Assam (host state) and the strength of a woman.
  • From 19-26 November, 2017, about 193 boxers from 39 countries will participate in this competition in Guwahati, Assam.
  • India hosted the Senior Women’s World Championship in 2006.
  • Indian women boxers Mary Kom, Shiv Thapa and Zubin Garg are the brand ambassadors of AIBA for this championship.


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