Boxer Sarita Devi accepted Asian Games Bronze Medal

The medal was presented to her by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary-general Rajeev Mehta.

Created On: Dec 12, 2014 14:10 ISTModified On: Dec 12, 2014 16:00 IST

Boxer Sarita Devi on 10 December 2014 accepted the Asian Games Bronze Medal. The medal was presented to her by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary-general Rajeev Mehta.

Mehta presented the medal to the Manipuri boxer at the IOA headquarters.

Earlier, she had refused to accept the medal at the victory ceremony in Incheon Asian games following the controversial semifinal loss in the Games.

Sarita Devi won bronze medal in boxing 60kg weight category at the 17th Asian Games 2014 held in Incheon, Korea.

Sarita was provisionally suspended by the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) after she refused to accept her medal following a controversial semifinal loss in the Asian Games.

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