|Born||Samjetsabam Sarjubala Devi
June 1, 1993
Nongpok Lourembam, Thoubal, Manipur, India
|Occupation||Boxer Women's 48kg|
|Known for||Light Welter-weight (48kg)|
|2014 Jeju||Light flyweight|
Sarjubala Devi (Hindi: सरजूबाला देवी, born 1 June 1993) is an Indian woman boxer from Manipur. After a successful achievement in Youth World Women Boxing Championship organized at Turkey, the Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) announced to support Sarjubala Devi in 2012.
Early life and career
Sarjubala Devi was born in farmers family. By being inspired from the stories of Mary Kom's success she joined boxing at school in 2005, after two years later, she joined a Sports Authority of India training centre in her city, Imphal India. Her weight category is 48 kg. She won the world youth championships in 2011 and later went on to win the senior national championships the same year. In the Olympics in 2016, she is expected to be a serious medal prospect.
Sarjubala Devi is one of the honorable boxer in India, some of her achievements in the field of boxing are:
|2006||Sub-Junior Women National Championships||India||Gold Medal|
|2008||Sub-Junior Women National Championships||India||Gold Medal|
|2009||Junior Women National Championships||Goa||Silver Medal|
|2010||National Boxing Championships||Bhopal||Gold Medal|
|2011||National Boxing Championships||Bhopal||Gold Medal|
|2011||Youth National Championships||India||Gold Medal|
|2011||AIBA World Youth Boxing Championships||Antalya||Gold Medal|
|2014||Women World Boxing Championship||Jeju City, Korea||Silver Medal|
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- "Sarjubala Devi Olympic Gold Quest". olympicgoldquest.in. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
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