Indian boxers continued their spectacular run on the IBA Girls’s World Boxing Championships because the trio of Anamika (50kg), Shiksha (54kg) and Jaismine (60kg) superior to the pre-quarterfinals of their respective occasions in Istanbul on Thursday. Whereas Anamika obtained the higher off Romania’s Eugenia Anghel by unanimous choice to win her opening bout, Shiksha too prevailed with an analogous 5-0 margin towards Argentine Herrera Milagros Rosario.
The third Indian boxer within the fray, Jaismine beat two-time youth Asian champion Porntip Buapa of Thailand by a 4-1 spilt choice.
Anamika confirmed her prowess and technical superiority towards Anghel.
The bout began on an aggressive notice as each the boxers relentlessly attacked from the phrase go however Anamika displayed her sharp footwork and physique feints to land clear punches whereas evading her opponent’s counters.
The boxer from Rohtak continued her relentless assault within the second spherical and did not let her opponent quiet down. She dictated the phrases all through the entire bout and comfortably received by a 5-0 margin to maneuver to the following spherical.
Anamika will subsequent face World Championships bronze medallist Kristy Lee Harris of Australia within the round-of-16 bout on Sunday.
Shiksha put up a fiery efficiency as she cruised into the pre-quarters.
The 2 boxers constantly attacked one another in a high-paced bout however the Indian was capable of land extra clear and sharp punches.
The final Indian bout of the day started on a tentative notice as each boxers regarded cautious however Jaismine emerged on high as she managed to land clear punches and defend tightly. Buapa was barely capable of contact the Indian boxers within the first spherical.
Jaismine then dominated the bout together with her counter-attacking punches to finally guide her place within the spherical of 16.
Two-time Asian champion Pooja Rani (81kg) and Tokyo Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain (70kg) will play their respective round-of-16 bouts on Friday.
Pooja, who will start her marketing campaign, will tackle Hungary’s Timea Nagy whereas Lovlina will struggle towards Cindy Ngamba of Honest Probability Workforce.
Lovlina had defeated former world champion Chen Nien-Chin within the first spherical on Monday.
Late on Wednesday, Saweety (75kg) went down combating towards England’s Kerry Davis and misplaced the bout by 2-3.
Within the final version of the event, held in Russia in 2019, Indian boxers secured one silver and three bronze medals.
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