Nagpur Police constable’s daughter Alfiya Khan Pathan bags bronze medal in international boxing


    Radhika Dhawad | Aug 21, 2019 15:09

    Nagpur Police constable Akram Khan’s 16-year-old daughter Alfiya Khan Pathan won the bronze medal at the 3rd Nations Cup International Boxing Championship.
    Akram Khan, Alfiya Khan along with Joint Commissioner of Police Ravindra Kadam

    Nagpur Police constable Akram Khan’s 16-year-old daughter Alfiya Khan Pathan won the bronze medal in the ongoing 80+ kg category at the 3rd Nations Cup International Boxing Championship.

    Alfiya Khan Pathan (Photo source: facebook)

    City’s only international boxer, Alfiya had earlier won a silver medal in the previous edition. The championship took place in Serbia on Sunday night. . Alifiya defeated Russian boxer Vorontsova Valeriia and clinched the third spot.

    Alfiya Khan Pathan (Photo source: facebook)

    The Indian team won four gold, four silver and four bronze medals and clinched the runners-up trophy. Also, Tamanna (48kg), Ambeshori Devi (57kg), Preeti Dahiya (60kg) Priyanka (66kg) bagged the gold medals.

    Alfiya Khan Pathan (Photo source: facebook)

    In 50kg category, Karnataka’s Anju Devi, Maharashtra’s Simran Verma (52kg), Haryana’s Manshi Dalal (75kg) and Punjab’s Tanishbir Kaur Sandhu (80kg) bagged silver medals. Nagpur’s Alfiya (+80kg), Neha (54kg), Goa’s Aashreya Naik (63kg), Khushi (70kg) and bagged bronze medals each.

    In 2018, the international boxer during the Khelo India games had created history in Nagpur division after bagging the top spot.

    Nagpur Police on its official Twitter handle posted,”At 16, Alfiya Khan Pathan, daughter of Police Constable Akram Khan Pathan, is leaving everyone in awe, with her commendable performance in the boxing ring. Nagpur Police congratulates Alfiya for her achievements.”

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