Jalandhar: All India Inter University Women Boxing Championship for 2011-12 concluded with a great day of boxing at Lovely Professional University, revealing an enthralling display of agility and aggression. The judges declared Mamta of Maharishi Dayanand University Rohtak, who competed in 48 Kg weight category, as the Best Boxer; whereas, Priyanka of Kurukshetra University, who competed in 50 Kg, as the Best Looser.
MDU Rohtak lifted overall women championship trophy with winning eight gold medals and earning 57 points. With Chief Guest of the Day, Chancellor of LPU Mr. Ashok Mittal, accompanied by Pro Chancellor Ms. Rashmi Mittal, Vice Chancellor Dr. Rameshwar Kanwar, Director General Er. HR Singla as well as Prof. Ash from Israel, in the attendance; all the boxers put on great performances with MDU Girls reigning hooks and punches in the rings. Following the footsteps of their state comrade, Beijing Olympic Medal Winner Vijender Singh and inspired by their idol MC Mary Kom, they all seemed future-ready to shine with glory in the world of women's boxing.
Congratulating all the women winners and highly motivating all other participants, Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal attributed them the title of "heroines of the championship" as they nourished within them enough courage to rise to the occasion of championship. Overwhelmed with all appreciation for their performances, he said: "The performance on display, particularly, at the final day of the women Championship by these Medal winning girls speaks volumes for the kind of talent India is nurturing in the sport of boxing. Our University will ever be ready to act for prospering of such talents through means that our University is required of." He added: "On these lines, we are according special sports scholarships to the talented students. Moreover, we are letting students have all the possible facilities at the campus so that they may keep on nourishing their talents, ultimately bringing glory to their alma mater as well as country on national as well as international platforms."
All the Gold Medalists had their winning spree under spectacular performances claiming the titles. They proved menacing best as they devoured their opponents. The MDU boxers never allowed others any of the fleeting chances to settle down, they led throughout the championship finally claiming the women trophy with whopping points. 13 other silver medalists and 26 bronze medalists also displayed brilliant skills in their respective weight categories to register similar victories and claimed the respective white or dark-brown metal of their win.
On contacting one of the coaches who accompanied boxing-teams from 28 states of India, Dr. G Krishna Reddy, Physical Education Dept Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam said: "We are very happy to receive all around boosting atmosphere for the general encouragement of the contesting students. At least ,I presume that the efficiency utilized in the organization of the championship for all factors whether related to lodging, boarding, mess, hospitality, medical aid, discipline- all has not been seen anywhere else prior to this. Moreover there had been not even a single controversy in the Judgment; all went on smoothly for the positive attitude making of the students for such competitions."