AIBA Youth Males’s and Ladies’s World Championships: Arundhati Choudhary, Babyrojisana Chanu advance to QFs

AIBA Youth Males’s and Ladies’s World Championships: Arundhati Choudhary, Babyrojisana Chanu advance to QFs

The winners, other than Arundhati and Chanu, had been Akash Gorkha (60kg), Sumit (69kg) and Gitika (48kg).

AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Championships: Arundhati Choudhary, Babyrojisana Chanu advance to QFs

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New Delhi: Khelo India Video games gold-medallist Arundhati Choudhary (69kg) and Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg) superior to the quarterfinals, whereas three others from the nation additionally notched up opening-round wins on the youth world championships for women and men in Kielce, Poland.

Nonetheless, it was curtains for Vikas (52kg) and Arshi Khanam (54kg), who misplaced their second-round contests on Thursday.

The winners, other than Arundhati and Chanu, had been Akash Gorkha (60kg), Sumit (69kg) and Gitika (48kg).
Arundhati, a three-time gold winner at Khelo India Video games, obtained the higher of Colombia’s Deyaneira Casas Jerez, successful 5-0 to arrange a last-eight stage conflict towards Ukraine’s Anna Sezko, who obtained a first-round bye.

Chanu, a product of the legendary MC Mary Kom’s academy in Imphal, defeated Estonia’s Diana Gorisnaja to make the last-eight stage. Such was the Manipuri’s dominance that the bout needed to be halted within the second spherical itself in her favour.

Among the many males, Akash defeated Germany’s Enrico Kliesch in a unanimous 5-0 choice, whereas Sumit out-punched Venezuela’s Rafael Antonio Perdomo in lower than 5 minutes earlier than the referee stepped in to cease the bout within the second spherical.

Subsequent up for Akash is Mongolia’s Gan-Erdene Ganbaatar within the last-16 stage, whereas Sumit will sq. off towards Slovakia’s Ladislav Horvath.

Gitika, alternatively, comprehensively defeated Russia’s Diana Ermakova. She’s going to face Kazakhstan’s Arailym Marat within the second spherical.

Nonetheless, Vikas went all the way down to Mongolia’s Sukhbat Enkhzorigt in a 1-4 verdict. Arshi was additionally overwhelmed by an analogous margin in her conflict towards Uzbekistan’s Nigina Uktamova.

India have fielded a 20-member group — 10 males and as many ladies — within the competitors, which options 414 boxers from 52 nations.

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