Indian boxers have confirmed 3 medals in the World Women’s Boxing Championship. On Monday evening, Nikhat Zareen, Manisha, and Parveen won their respective quarterfinal matches. Meanwhile, they entered the semi-finals of the competition. Whereas, Pooja Rani and Neetu are out after losing.
Nikhat Zareen confirmed the first medal of the tournament. Although the semi-final matches of the competition will be played on Wednesday and the final match will be played on Thursday. 310 boxers from 73 countries are participating in this event.
She secured a 5-0 one-sided victory over England’s Charlie-Sian Taylor Davison. Nikhat, a 25-year-old boxer from Telangana, once again displayed excellent technique to win the country’s first medal in this year’s tournament in the quarter-finals of the 52kg weight category.
Nikhat’s aggressive intent and likewise clean attack left no chance for Davison. The Indian players were in control throughout the match. Nikhat will face Brazil’s Caroline de Almeida in the semi-finals. Lastly De Almeida won the silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Similarly, In the quarterfinals in the 57kg weight category, Manisha defeated Mongolia’s Namun Monkhor by a margin of 4-1. She will face Italy’s Irma Testa, who defeated Sitora Turdybekova of Uzbekistan 4-1 in her quarterfinals. Manisha will compete to change the color of her medal. Let us inform you that in the quarterfinals, Manisha defeated Namun Monkhor of Mongolia 4-1, while Testa defeated Sitora Turdybekova of Uzbekistan 4-1.
In the 63 kg weight category of the competition, Parveen Hooda attacked Shoira Zulkanarova of Tajikistan fiercely. To which the Tajikistan boxer did not have the answer. Parveen showed aggression from the beginning and won the match 5-0. Their next matches will be very interesting. We can expect some medals too.
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