2017 Youth World Champion Nitu (48kg) continued her advantageous kind and cruised into the quarter-finals on the twelfth version of the IBA Ladies’s World Boxing Championships as she blanked Spain’s Lopez Del Arbol by unanimous choice in Istanbul on Saturday. Nitu, who gained the gold medal on the Strandja Memorial match in Sofia this 12 months dominated the proceedings proper from the start. The boxer from Bhiwani confirmed relentless power and exhibited her sensible footwork and velocity to land exact punches.
Nitu upped the ante within the subsequent two rounds and carried on along with her attacking method with out giving any probability to her opponent and gained the bout convincingly by 5-0.
Her subsequent opponent shall be Kazakhstan’s Alua Balkibekova within the quarter-final on Monday.
Later tonight, Manisha (57kg) will battle towards Svetlana Staneva of Bulgaria.
On Sunday, 6 Indian boxers together with Nikhat shall be in motion within the round-of-16 bouts.
Nikhat (52kg) and Shiksha (54kg) will subsequent face Mongolia’s Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg and Youth Asian bronze medallist Yesugen Oyuntsetseg respectively whereas Parveen will tackle former Youth Olympic champion Jajaira Gonzalez of USA.
Anamika (50kg) will sq. off towards World Championships bronze medallist Kristy Lee Harris of Australia whereas Jaismine (60kg) shall be up towards Australia’s Angela Harries.
In the meantime, 2017 Youth World Champion Ankushita (66kg) will make her elite World Championships debut towards Poland’s Aneta Rygielska.
This 12 months’s occasion, which marks the twentieth anniversary of the IBA Ladies’s World Championships, shall be performed until Could 20.
Within the final version of the match, held in Russia in 2019, Indian boxers secured one silver and three bronze medals.
Indian boxers have gained 36 medals, together with 9 gold, eight silver and 19 bronze, within the 11 earlier editions of the match, which is the third-highest after Russia (60) and China (50). Within the final version of the IBA Ladies’s World Boxing Championships, held in Russia in 2019, Indians concluded with one silver and three bronze medals.
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