CWG 2022: India's golden journey in Commonwealth continues, Amit Panghal and Neetu win gold

Pankaj Prasad
Amit Panghal
Amit Panghal

Amit Panghal and Neetu Ganghas defeated the host nation England's rival in the final.

India's golden journey continues in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Neetu Ganghas retained their dominance and won gold medals. With two golds, India has a total of 45 medals in its account. In which 16 gold, 12 silver and 17 bronze medals are included.

Indian boxers beat England's rival

Amit Panghal and Neetu Ganghas defeated the rival of the host country England in the final of their matches. Neetu, who entered the ring first, defeated Reszatan Demi Jade in the finals of women's minimumweight (45-48 kg) and then Panghal won the gold medal in the men's flyweight (48-51 kg) category by defeating McDonald Kieran.

Panghal beat McDonald 5-0

Panghal thus improved the color of the silver medal of the previous round. He defeated European Championship silver medalist McDonald Kieran 5-0 in the men's flyweight (48-51kg) category. World Championship silver medalist and Asian Games gold medalist Panghal looked the better of the two boxers despite his short stature.

Neetu beat Reszatan Demi Jade 5-0

Neetu, who entered the ring first, defeated World Championship 2019 bronze medalist Reszatan Demi Jade 5-0 in a unanimous decision in the women's minimumweight (45-48kg) category final. Neetu showed tremendous confidence in her Commonwealth Games debut itself and played in the finals in the same manner as she had played in the previous matches. He maintained control for the full nine minutes in all three rounds of the match and did not give the opposition boxer any chance. Neetu stunned the opponent with sharp, precise punches.

India has won five medals in boxing so far

India has won a total of 5 medals so far in the boxing of the Commonwealth Games. In which two gold and three bronze medals have come. Amit Panghal and Neetu won the gold, while Rohit Tokas, Jasmine and Mohammad Husamuddin won the bronze.