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 Bora clinches Gold?for Assam in Boxing,U-21,64kg category. She shares her journey and inspiration behind her win at Khelo India.
Stadium- SAI center, Paltan Bazar
Category- 64kg pic.twitter.com/nUQZHp9cdT
— Khelo India Youth Games 2020 Guwahati, Assam (@kiyg2020Ghy) January 22, 2020
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.