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Army retains 37th National Boxing Championship title

Army team managed to collect a total of seven gold and two bronze to retain their title of National Boxing Championship 2019 which successfully concluded at Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad.


Among several participating teams from all over the country, Army's team managed to stand on the top position once again by retaining their title through their many talented and skilled pugilists who won a total of seven gold medals as well as two bronze medals in their respective weight classes.  

Army was followed by another strong team on the second spot, WAPDA as their fighters won three gold, two silver and three bronze medals. Third spot went to Pakistan Air Force (PAF) whose boxers claimed three silver and three bronze medals. Navy team managed to stand on fourth position by winning two silver and one bronze medal. Baluchistan captured one silver and four bronze medals whereas Sindh team's boxers clinched four bronze medals. Railways fighters bagged one silver and one bronze medal. 

AJK picked one silver, while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab teams stood last with each team having won only one bronze medal.

Final Day Results:

52 KG: Mohammad Asif (Army) beat Ata Ullah (WAPDA)
56 KG: Naqeeb Ullah (WAPDA) beat Niamat Ullah (PAF)
60 KG: Ibrahim Khan (Army) beat Mohammad Ashraf (Railways)
64 KG: Ali Ahmed (WAPDA) beat Adnan Hassan (PAF)
69 KG: Gul Zeb (Army) beat Amir Khan (WAPDA)
75 KG: Saif Ul Manan (Army) beat Tanveer (Navy)
81 KG: Awais Ali Khan (Army) beat Ajmal Pathan (Balochistan)
91 KG: Sanaullah (WAPDA) beat Anees Taj (AJK)
91+ KG: Ahmed Ali (Army) beat Mirza Azam (PAF)

Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) organized the National Boxing Championship, into the current which marked it's 37th edition in which a total of 118 pugilists from all the affiliated units of Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) featured, whose boxers competed in 10 different weight classes of: 49 KG, 52 KG, 56 KG, 60 KG, 64 KG, 69 KG, 75 KG, 81 KG, 91 KG and 91+ KG.

This championship also served as trials for picking boxers who will have a chance to take part in the Pakistan’s camp for 13th South Asian Games, which are slated to be held in December. at Nepal.  

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