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Youth World Cup: Local fighters get accolades

<p>Three local fighters brought honors to the city as they won bronze medals at the Youth World Boxing Cup in Budva, Montenegro, on Monday. Local boxer Krishpal placed third in the 51 kg division, while Sagar Jhakar won the 60 kg division. In the women’s 54kg competition, Nidhi took third place. Another boxer from the area, Aditya Raj, competed in the World Cup.</p>
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<p>Dr. Bhagwant Singh, the coach of the UT Sports Department, works with all four boxers in the Sector 56 Sports Complex. Jhakar attends GGDSD College in Sector 32, whilst Nidhi and Raj are students at DAV Senior Secondary School in Sector 8. At Sri Guru Gobind Singh Senior Secondary School, Sector 35, Krishpal is a student.</p>
<p>Sagar has previously won silver medals in the All-India Inter-University Boxing Meet, North Zone Inter-University Boxing Meet, and Punjab University Inter-College Boxing Championship. At the nationals, Krishpal received a gold medal from the School Games Federation of India (SGFI). Pal has competed in the Junior Asian Boxing Championship in Amman, Jordan, as an Indian representative. He previously won the Junior National Championship and competed for his nation in the Asian Championship in 2021. Gaurav Pal, his older brother, looks after the boxer after the death of his father.</p>

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