Kannur, Jan 28: Thiruvananthapuram clinched the title in men and women category with 54 and 64 points respectively, in the State Youth Boxing championship 2018-19, held under the auspices of the State Amateur Boxing Association at Azhikode Chal beach ground on Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram's Anet V Rajan is selected as the best boxer and Alisha M Sunny of Kasargod is chosen as the best challenger in women section. Jonathan Johny of Idukki selected as the best boxer and Jobin Paul of Waynad as the best challenger in men section.
Thiruvananthapuram scored 64 points, while Kollam secured 22 points and became runners up and hosts Kannur collected 13 points and stood on third position in women category. In men section, Thiruvananthapuram secured 54 points, while Idukki scored 42 points and Kollam 22 points respectively.
Total 157 athletes in men and 57 in women category aged between 16 to 18 participated under 15 weight category. (UNI)