India have rounded off their engagements with their best ever performance at the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Bulgaria.
At Sofia, yesterday, the country ended with a whopping 11 medals – five from men and six from women boxers. Overall, the contingent clinched two gold, three silver and six bronze medals.
Vikas Krishan, who claimed a gold medal in 75 kg category, was also adjudged the best boxer of the event, a first for an Indian. Another Gold medal was clinched by Amit Panghal. In the 49 kg division final, defeating Morocco’s Said Mordaji.
M C Mary Kom, Seema Poonia and Gaurav Solanki won Silver medal in their respective categories.
Meena Kumari Devi, L Sarita Devi, Saweety Boora and Bhagyabati Kachari clinched the Bronze in their categories.