MC Mary Kom and Seema Poonia Bag Silver Medals in Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament

Indian stars Seema Poonia and MC Mary Kom have settled for Silver medals after losing in the final of 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing tournament at Sofia in Bulgaria.

While Mary Kom lost to Bulgarian Sevda Asenova in the 48-kilogram title bout, Seema went down to Russian Anna Ivanova in the 81 kg final. Overall Indian women ended up with two silver and four bronze medals in one of the oldest boxing tournaments in Europe.
Indian boxer Vikas Krishan claimed a gold medal after defeating Troy Isley of the USA. Vikas was adjudged the best boxer of the event, a first for an Indian.
Source- AIR World Service
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  • Bulgaria Capital- Sofia, Currency- Bulgarian lev.