69th International Boxing Tournament “Strandja”



“69th International Boxing Tournament STRANDJA 2018” is an Internation Invitational boxing tournament’s 69th edition which will be held from February 18th to February 26th, 2018 at the city of Sofia, Bulgaria.India will Send Their Full team to participate along with other boxers from rest of Word. Total of 20 Boxer (10 each man and women) will represent India. The Tournament Will Begin with Preliminaries rounds, But we will cover Tournament from QuarterFInal on our Site (we are covering all Boxing International Invitational tournament from Quarter Final Only as most of these tournament has small draw), but the name of the boxer which lost before Quarter-FInal will be mention with “Did not Advance”. Full Tournament Detail –

Boxer Event QuarterFinal SemiFinal Final Medal
Amit 49 Kg Wu Zhonglin(CHN)
Win – (5-0)
Artysh Soyan(RUS)
Win – (5-0)
Said Mordaji (MAR)
Win – (5-0)
Gold Medal
Gaurav SOLANKI 52 Kg Azat Usenaliev(KGZ)
Win – (4-1)
Gabriel Escobar(ESP)
Win – (4-0)
Dmytro Zamotaev(UKR)
lost – (1-4)
Silver Medal
MOHAMMED Hussan 56 Kg Raymond Ford(USA)
WIn – (5-0)
S.Akhmedov(RUS)
Lost – (1-4)
Bronze Medal
Shiva Thapa 60 Kg Did Not Advance
Dheeraj Rangi 64 Kg Did Not Advance
Manoj Kumar 69 Kg Did Not Advance
VIKAS Krishan 75 Kg K.Tursynbai(KZK)
Win – (4-1)
T.Tanglatihan(CHN)
Win – (5-0)
Troy Isley(USA)
Win – (4-1)
Gold Medal
Manish PANWAR 81 Kg Ilyas Mutayev(RUS)
Lost – (0-5)
Naman TANWAR 91 Kg Did Not Advance
Satish KUMAR +91 Kg R.Iman (IRAN)
Win – (4-0)
Petar Belberov(BUL)
Lost – (0-5)
Bronze Medal
Mery Kom Hmangte Women 48 Kg DUTA Steluta (ROU)
Won – (3-2)
Jiali Ye(CHN)
Win – (5-0)
Sevda Asenova(BUL)
Lost – (1-4)
Silver Medal
Pinki RANI Women 51 Kg Did Not Advance
Meena Kumari Devi Women 54 Kg LAMAGNA Giulia (ITA)
Win – (5-0)
Stoyka Petrova(BUL)
Lost – (2-3)
Bronze Medal
Sonia LATHER Women 57 Kg Did Not Advance
SARITA DEVI Women 60 Kg QI Yawen(CHI)
Win – (4-1)
Mira Potkonen(FIN)
Lost – (1-4)
Bronze Medal
TARY Pwilao Women 64 Kg AM.Elisabeth (NOR)
Lost – (2-3)
Lovlina BORGOHAIN Women 69 Kg Sandy Ryan(ENG)
Lost – (1-4)
Saweety Boora Women 75 Kg COOPER Leah (USA)
Lost – (5-0)
Li Qian(CHN)
Lost – (0-5)
Bronze Medal
Bhagyabati KACHARI Women 81 Kg Bye Mariia URAKOVA (RUSS)
lost – (1-4)
Bronze Medal
Seema POONIA Women +81 Kg
NIKOLOVA Mihaela (BUL)
Win – (0-5)
Anna Ivanova(RUS)
Lost – (0-5)
Silver Medal

Tournamnt detail

  • Indian Star Boxer Like Shiv Thapa (60 Kg), Manoj Kumar (69 Kg), Dheeraj Rangi (64 Kg), and Sonia LATHER(Women 57 Kg) lost in Preliminaries rounds of their category. while another boxer Naman TANWAR (91 Kg), Pinki RANI (Women 51Kg) also could not advance to QuarterFinal

  • Indian Start Boxer, Olympic Bronze Medalist and multiple Time World Champion M.C Mary Kom beat Tough Opponent from Roumania (DUTA Steluta) to Enter Medal Round of Women 48Kg, Earlier she beat Jiali Ye(CHN) in one side match by 5-0 to enter FInal


  • Manish PANWAR (81 Kg), TARY Pwilao (Women 64 kg), and Lovlina BORGOHAIN (Women 69 kg) lost in Quarterfinal to their Opponent while Amit, Gaurav, MOHAMMED Hussam, Vikas Krishan, Satish Kumar, Meena Kumari, Sarita Devi and sweety win their matches to confirm at least a Bronze medal for India
  • MOHAMMED Hussam (56 Kg), Satish Kumar (+91 Kg), Meena Kumari(Women 54 Kg), Sarita Devi (Women 60 Kg) and sweety(Women 75 Kg) lost in their respective semifinal and settle for Bronze medal for India while Amit, Gaurav, Vikas Krishna and Seema Poonia enter Final.
  • Amit Panghal and Vikas Krishan Won Gold For India while Gaurav, Seema Poonia and Legendary Indian Boxer Mary Kom lost their Final Bout.



  • India end with 11 Medal Including 2 Gold to Finish 2nd in Medal Table behind Home team Bulgaria.