Women's World Boxing Championships: Three Indian pugilists enter semi-finals in Istanbul
- IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen, Manisha and Parveen continued their brilliant run to confirm three medals for the country by entering the semi-finals in Istanbul.
- Nikhat Zareen beat England's Charley Davidson 5-0 in the Quarterfinals. She will now take on Caroline De Almeida of Brazil in the semi-finals. Manisha defeated Monkhor of Mongolia 4-1. She will take on Italy's Irma Testa, who defeated Uzbekistan's Sitora Turdibekova in another quarter-final.
- Parveen also made her way into the 63kg semi-finals by thrashing Shoira Zulkaynarova of Tajikistan 5-0. Parveen will be up against Ireland's Amy Broadhurst in the semi-final. However, it was heartbreak for the country's four pugilists Nitu in 48kg, Pooja Rani in 81kg, Anamika in 50kg, and Jasmine in 60kg, who suffered defeats in their respective Last-8 bouts. Semi-final matches will take place while the finals will be played on Thursday and Friday.
Published date : 18 May 2022 06:28PM