Shamjetsabam Sarjubala beat her Russian opponent Iseva Joya by 3:0 points in women’s 48kg category to win gold medal at the 22nd President’s Cup Open International Boxing Tournament at Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. The Indian boxer did not have to face much to become the champion in the category.
Earlier, Shamjetsabam Sarjubala of India defeated Hui Xin Leona of Singapore by 3:0 before beating Maricri Igam of the Philipines by the same margin. In the semi final, she beat Li Thi Ngoc Anh of Vietnam. The world number three woman boxer from Manipur won a silver medal at the recently concluded world women’s boxing championship in South Korea.