Ankushita Boro wins first boxing gold for Assam at KIYG 2020


GUWAHATI: Boxer Ankushita Boro from Assam clinched the gold medal on the last day of Khelo India Youth Games 2020 (KIYG).

Ankushita won her medal in the women, light welter (64 KG), under-21 category defeating Haryana’s Manisha to win the first gold in boxing for Assam at the games.

Ankushita hails from Meghai Jarani village in Sonitpur district of Assam. Following her victory at the Khelo India Youth Games 2020, Ankushita has set her eyes on the upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2020.