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Angkushita wows the world with gold

sGUWAHATI: The wait is over. Angkushita Boro has fetched huge pride for India striking gold in the AIBA youth boxing world championship in Guwahati on Sunday.
The promising pugilist from Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur defeated her Russian rival Dynnik Ekateria in the packed Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium at Sarusajai in the evening.
Thousands of people from across the state thronged the venue to catch a glimpse of the rare battle for gold. Assam chief minister Sarbanand Sonowal was among those who enjoyed the clash where Angkushita had the last laugh. He was quick to congratulate the young pugilist minutes after she was declared gold medalist.



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