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Priyanka Dhillon of Winnipeg, Manitoba wins a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games

Ish Sharma Twitter, 06 Aug, 2022 08:38 PM
  • Priyanka Dhillon of Winnipeg, Manitoba wins a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games

More action from the Commonwealth Games and wins. Priyanka Dhillon from Winnipeg, Manitoba won a Bronze medal for Canada in the women's 48 kg boxing event in the semi-finals.

The Winnipeg native lost to India's Nitu Ghanghas after the referee put a stop to the contest in the 3rd round. 

Dhillon had to overcome many hurdles to get to this level. Dhillon raised money through Go Fund Me and trained with Boxing Canada. 

She achieved a huge milestone in May by becoming the 1st female boxer from Manitoba to be a participant at a world championship event. 

The Commonwealth games conclude on Monday. 

Photo courtesy of Boxing Canada. 

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