New Delhi , February 22 : Extending their good run at the 30th Adriatic Pearl Tournament, Indian women boxers secured two more gold medals on the final day of the event in Budva, Montenegro to conclude their highly successful outing while securing the number one position in the medal tally.
Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg) and Arundhati Choudhary (69kg) clinched gold medals and Lucky Rana secured silver as Indian women emerged as the top team with 10 medals (five gold, three silver, and two bronze). Uzbekistan (2 gold) and Czech Republic (1 gold) ended at second and third position respectively. Three-time Khelo India gold medallist Arundhati once again showed her supremacy as the Rajasthan pugilist pulled off a dominating 5-0 victory against Ukraine's Maryana Stoiko.
However, Manipur girl Chanu, who trains at MC Mary Kom's academy, had to work hard against Asian junior champion Sabina Bobokulova of Uzbekistan before outshining the opponent in a close fight with a 3-2 split verdict to win the final bout as well as the gold medal.
Meanwhile in the 64kg category, Lucky suffered a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Finnish boxer Lia Pukkila to claim a silver medal.