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Heilongjiang boxer hits gold at world championship

Updated : 2018-11-27

By Yang Min ( chinadaily.com.cn )

Wang Linan, a boxer from Heilongjiang province won a gold medal at the 2018 World Women’s Boxing Championship, which was held in New Delhi, capital of India, from Nov 14 to 24.

The 21-year-old defeated her Colombian rival in the women’s 81kg boxing final, winning first place on Nov 24.

The World Women’s Boxing Championship was initiated in 2001 and is held once a year. It represents the highest international-level event for this kind of sport.

Competitions in this year’s boxing championship were divided into 10 levels, attracting the participation of 277 athletes from 62 countries and regions.

The Chinese team selected 10 boxers to participate in each level of the competition, with each competitor already having topped national boxing competitions.

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Wang Linan from Heilongjiang province receives a gold medal for the women’s 81kg boxing competition at an awards ceremony held in New Delhi, capital of India, Nov 24. [Photo/Chinanews.com]
 

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