The East Coast Railway Sports Association, Waltair Division, on Tuesday felicitated its member Sarjubala Devi on winning silver medal in the fly weight category in the women’s world boxing championship held at Jeju in Korea recently.
Monica Saun, another boxer working in Waltair Division, was also honoured. Monica was unfortunate to lose in the quarterfinals of the middle weight category in a closely contested bout. She lost to a Chinese boxer who eventually claimed gold medal. Divisional Railway Manager and president of ECoRSA, Waltair, Anil Kumar felicitated the two young boxers and presented them cash awards. Sarjubala was awarded Rs. 25,000 and Monica Rs. 15,000.
He hailed the performance of the two and wished them more success in future.
Additional DRM and vice-president of ECoRSA M.L. Meena, Senior DCM and Sports Officer of Waltair Division M. Yelvender Yadav also honoured the boxers.
ECoRSA general secretary B. Appanna Reddy and others were present and wished the two boxers to win more medals in future.