Mary Kom eyes sixth gold in remaining in opposition to Kazakhstan’s Nazym Kyzaibay-Sports activities Information , Alenz
One other Olympic-bound boxer Pooja Rani, who acquired a walk-over within the semi-finals, will combat in opposition to an in-form Mavluda Movlonova of Uzbekistan.
Dubai: Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom will search her sixth gold when she squares off in opposition to Kazakhstan’s Nazym Kyzaibay within the ladies’s 51kg remaining of the Asian Boxing Championships on Sunday.
The 38-year-old Olympic-bound boxer had prevailed 4-1 over Mongolia’s Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg within the semi-finals on Thursday. She is predicted to face a stiff problem from the two-time world champion Kyzaibay within the summit conflict.
One other Olympic-bound boxer Pooja Rani, who acquired a walk-over within the semi-finals, will combat in opposition to an in-form Mavluda Movlonova of Uzbekistan, who ended the problem of London Olympics medallist Marina Volnova within the last-4 stage.
Anupama (+81kg) and Lalbuatsahi (64kg) can even face robust Kazakh boxers of their respective finals.
On Monday, defending champion Amit Panghal (52kg), Shiva Thapa (64kg) and Sanjeet (91kg) will likely be seen in motion within the males’s gold medal bouts.
Panghal will likely be up in opposition to 2016 Rio Olympics and world champion Zoirov Shakhobidin of Uzbekistan whereas Thapa will face Asian Video games silver medallist Baatarsukh Chinzorig of Mongolia.
Second-seeded Sanjeet will combat in opposition to 2016 Rio Olympics silver medallist Vassiliy Levit, who’s chasing his fourth gold medal of the Asian Championships.
The Indian boxers have already ensured their best-ever present by securing an unprecedented 15 medals, bettering their earlier highest of 13 (2 gold, 4 silver and seven bronze) achieved through the 2019 version.
The Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (AIBA) has allotted $4,00,000 prize cash for this championship. The gold medallists of males’s and ladies’s classes will obtain $10,000 every whereas the silver and bronze winners will take house $5,000 and $2,500 respectively.
Eight Indian pugilists — Simranjit Kaur (60kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Jaismine (57kg), Sakshi Chaudhary (64kg), Monika (48kg), Saweety (81kg) amongst ladies and Vikas Krishan (69kg) and Varinder Singh (60kg) amongst males — have secured bronze medals with their semi-final end.
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