Jamuna Boro of Assam Rifles Won Gold Medal In 23rd President Cup, Indonesia

Assam Rifles Rect/GD Jamuna Boro conquered at the prestigious 23rd President Cup, Indonesia after dominant win over Italy’s Giulia Lamagna in the 54 KG weight category. Backgrounds – Jamuna Boro is an Indian amateur woman boxer. She was born in Sonitpur. She hails from Belsiri village. Since her father, Parshu Boro died when she was ten years old, her mother, Nirmali Boro had to work as a vegetable vendor. Boro started her career as a Wushu player, coached by John Smith Narzary. In 2009, during the State Wushu Championship held at Udalguri, she was spotted by the observers of Sports Authority of India (SAI). Later she started boxing and was selected for the SAI Regional sub-center, based in Guwahati. She is included in the Elite Women team. She won a silver medal in the 56th Belgrade Women’s Boxing Tournament.

She participated in the event 2nd ‘Bengal Classic’ All India Invitational Elite (Men/ Women) Boxing Championship, held at Jatin Das Park, Kolkata from 21 to 25 January 2019 and 67th All India Police Wrestling Cluster held at Jaipur from 27 Feb to 3 Mar 2019. She won a gold medal at the 2nd India Open International Boxing Tournament held in Guwahati from 20 to 24 May 2019 where she defeated her rivals Meena Kumari Maisnam in semifinals and Y Sandhyarani Devi in the finals. She is registered with Boxing Federation of India and currently an employee of the Assam Rifles. She plays boxing through All India Police.

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