Mary Kom beats Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg in semi-final, Monika wins bronze-Sports activities Information , Alenz

Mary Kom beats Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg in semi-final, Monika wins bronze-Sports activities Information , Alenz

The highest-seeded Mary Kom dug from her big reservoir of expertise to outwit the sprightly Altantsetseg together with her proper hook being significantly spectacular on the day.

Asian Boxing Championships: Mary Kom beats Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg in semi-final, Monika wins bronze

File picture of Mary Kom. AFP

Dubai: Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) stormed into the Asian Boxing Championships remaining after notching up a gruelling victory over Mongolia’s Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg on Thursday.

Mary Kom prevailed in a cut up 4-1 resolution.

Nevertheless, Monika (48kg) settled for a bronze medal after taking place 0-5 to second-seeded Alua Balkibekova of Kazakhstan.

The highest-seeded Mary Kom dug from her big reservoir of expertise to outwit the sprightly Altantsetseg together with her proper hook being significantly spectacular on the day.

The 38-year-old will now be gunning for her sixth gold medal on the continental showpiece.

Earlier, in an intense contest, Monika simply couldn’t preserve tempo with Balkibekova, who craftily dodged the Indian’s assaults and linked some eye-catching mixture punches to dominate the proceedings.

On Wednesday evening, the Olympic-bound Ashish Kumar (75kg) misplaced 2-3 to Asian Video games silver-medallist Abilkhan Amankul of Kazakhstan within the quarter-final.

Additionally taking place within the quarters was Narender (+91kg). He misplaced 0-5 to Kazakhstan’s Kamshibek Kunkabayev.

On Friday, 5 Indian males — Amit Panghal (52kg), Varinder Singh (60kg), Shiva Thapa (64kg), Vikas Krishan (69kg) and Sanjeet (91kg) — will struggle it out within the semi-finals.

Of those, Panghal and Krishan are sure for Tokyo Olympics.

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