New Delhi: Khelo India Games gold-medallist Arundhati Choudhary (69kg) and Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg) advanced to the quarterfinals of boxing’s Youth World Championships in Kielce (Poland), while three other Indian pugilists notched up first-round wins. The other winners were Akash Gorkha (60kg) and Sumit (69kg) among the men and Rohtak’s Gitika (48kg) in the women’s category. However, Vikas (men’s 52kg) and Arshi Khanam (women’s 54kg) bowed out in the second round.
Goalie Aditi signs up with Iceland club
New Delhi: Indian women’s team goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan has signed for Icelandic third division club Hamar Hveragerdi. The 28-year-old becomes the second Indian women’s footballer after Bala Devi to earn a professional contract with an overseas club.
Aditi cards 69, lies T-35 at Lotte Championship
Kapolei (US): Indian golfer Aditi Ashok found each of the 14 fairways but missed a few greens in regulation for a second successive 3-under 69 to lie tied-35th after the second round of the Lotte Championship here.
Swimmer Kenisha bags gold in 50m freestyle
Tashkent: Swimmer Kenisha Gupta clocked her personal best timing to win a gold medal in the women’s 50m freestyle event at the the Uzbekistan Open Championship. Agencies