Four Indian boxers, including Asian Championships bronze medallist Nikhat Zareen (52kg), progressed to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul on Sunday. Four more Indian boxers had made it to the last-eight stage earlier on Saturday.
Nikhat made light work of Mongolia’s Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg, the 2021 Asian Championships bronze medallist, to seal a 5-0 win by unanimous verdict.
Parveen (63kg) then displayed her attacking prowess to out-punch former Youth Olympic champion Jajaira Gonzalez of the USA 5-0, while Anamika (50kg) defeated world championships bronze medallist Kristy Lee Harris of Australia with an identical margin. Read more »