Divya Pawar wins bronze in Asian Youth Boxing Championship


Bhopal: The daughters of Madhya Pradesh have been making the state and the country proud by winning medals in the international competitions. Following this course, Divya Pawar, a player of Madhya Pradesh State Boxing Academy, won the bronze medal in AIBA Asian youth Boxing Championship, held in Bangkok (Thailand) from 19th to 28th April 2018. The Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare of the State, Hon. Yashodhara Raje Scindia congratulated Divya on her achievement, while asserting that she has brought laurels to the state. Director, Sports and Youth Welfare, Mr. Upendra Jain also commended Divya for her hard work and determination. Divya clinched this medal in the 54 kg weight category of the championship, where she won in the quarterfinal match and secured the bronze medal by reaching the semi-final. It is also worth mentioning that with this victory, Divya has qualified for the World Boxing Championship going to be held in Russia in August. Divya has been training under the guidance of Chief Coach of the Academy, Mr. Roshanlal.