Commonwealth Youth Games in 2017

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India finished at seventh position in the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games at Nassau in Bahamas after winning 11 medals, including four gold.

India won four gold, one silver and six bronze medals in the this championship.

In boxing, India bagged four medals with World Youth champion Sachin Siwach clinching the gold in light flyweight in 49kg category. Muhammed Etash Khan then added a bronze in boys bantamweight, 56kg, category.

Among the girl boxers, Jony clinched a silver medal in lightweight in 60kg category after losing 2-3 to Australian Ella Jade Boot in the finals. Ekta took a bronze medal in the flyweight, 51kg, after losing to Chloe Louise Watson 1-4.

Soni picked up India’s first gold medal by winning the 73kg category event, beating Australia’s Uros Nikolic.

The Indian contingent had comprised 28 participants across six disciplines that are athletics, cycling, swimming, judo, boxing and tennis.

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