Alfiya Pathan wins India’s first gold at Montenegro youth boxing meet, 5 others storm into ultimate

Alfiya Pathan wins India’s first gold at Montenegro youth boxing meet, 5 others storm into ultimate

The Indian contingent has thus far assured itself of 12 medals with 5 ladies eyeing gold.

Alfiya Pathan wins India's first gold at Montenegro youth boxing meet, five others storm into final

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New Delhi: Indian ladies boxers continued their effective run as Alfiya Pathan (81+kg) claimed the nation’s first gold medal whilst 5 others stormed into the finals of the thirtieth Adriatic Pearl Match in Budva, Montenegro.

Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg), Vinka (60kg), Arundhati (69kg) and Sanamacha Chanu (75kg) have made the finals of their respective classes.

An Asian junior women champion in 2019, Alfiya confirmed excellent kind and health to notch up a simple 5-0 win towards Daria Kozorev of Moldova. Nagpur’s Alifya appeared in full management all through the bout and made the opponent work onerous together with her swift motion and exact punches.

Within the 51kg flyweight class, the proceedings started with a fiery encounter between India’s Babyrojisana and Uzbekistan’s Feruza Kazakova. Each the boxers threw warning to the wind and exchanged mighty blows.

Nonetheless, Chanu managed to drag off the profitable punch within the dying seconds to outclass her opponent in a 3-2 break up verdict and sail into the ultimate.

Rohtak’s Vinka (60kg) made simple work of her Finnish opponent Suvi Tujula. Suvi was no match for the Indian pugilist as she conceded a sequence of punches, forcing the referee to cease the competition within the second spherical. She’s going to face Kristian Kiper of Moldova within the ultimate in a while Saturday.

Arundhati (69kg) additionally continued from the place she left in her final bout as she registered one other clear sweep with a 5-0 win.

Within the 75 kg semi-final, Sanamcha Chanu (75kg) defeated Uzbekistan’s Sokhiba Ruzmetova in an unanimous 5-0 win, establishing a ultimate with compatriot Raj Sahiba.

Not like different classes, India fielded two boxers in 75 kg and each of them will face one another for the gold medal.

In different matches, Neha (54kg) misplaced her semi-final bout towards Claudie Totova of Czech Republic 0-5.

It turned out to be one other powerful day for the lads as each Akash Gorkha (60kg) and Ankit Narwal (64kg) misplaced their respective bouts by a slender 3-2 margin.

Different ladies boxer enjoying within the ultimate on Saturday night time is Gitika (48kg) who will probably be competing for the gold medal towards Uzbekistan’s Farzona Fozilova whereas

Preeti (57kg) and Fortunate Rana (64kg) will play their semi-final bouts.

Two male boxers – Priyanshu Dabas (49kg) and Jugnoo (91+kg) – may also be competing within the semi-final laster within the day.

The Indian contingent has thus far assured itself of 12 medals with 5 ladies eyeing gold.

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