Nikhat Zareen, Gaurav Solanki win bronze after happening in semi-finals of Bosphorus Boxing Event

Nikhat Zareen, Gaurav Solanki win bronze after happening in semi-finals of Bosphorus Boxing Event

Gaurav Solanki fought onerous and displayed his attacking prowess from the beginning however conceded clear punches within the dying minutes to lose and bow out of the event.

Nikhat Zareen, Gaurav Solanki win bronze after going down in semi-finals of Bosphorus Boxing Tournament

File picture of Gaurav Solanki. Reuters

New Delhi: Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen (51kg) and Gaurav Solanki (57kg) gained bronze medals after happening of their respective semi-finals on the Bosphorus boxing event in Istanbul.

Asian Championship bronze medallist Nikhat, who defeated world champions Paltceva Ekaterina of Russia and Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan in her final two bouts, suffered a 0-5 loss to 2019 Worlds silver medallist Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey within the semi-final on Friday.

The opening spherical had each the boxers taking part in the ready recreation however the subsequent rounds noticed them assault so much in an intense bout. Nonetheless, the house favorite landed extra punches and secured an unanimous win.

Commonwealth Video games gold medallist Solanki, who notched up spectacular wins within the earlier rounds, misplaced 0-5 to Argentina’s Nirco Cuello.

The Indian fought onerous and displayed his attacking prowess from the beginning however conceded clear punches within the dying minutes to lose and bow out of the event.

India ended their marketing campaign with two bronze medals.

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