India’s Nikhat Zareen stuns boxing world champion Ekaterina to enter Bosphorus quarters | Different Sports activities Information
India’s Nikhat Zareen surprised reigning world champion Paltceva Ekaterina to breeze into the ladies’s 51kg quarterfinals on the Bosphorus Boxing match in Istanbul. The Asian Championships bronze medallist, Zareen precipitated a significant upset on the second day of the match on Wednesday when she out-punched the Russian boxer 5-0.
The Indian pugilist may have one more robust bout forward as she takes on two-time world champion Kyzaibay Nazym of Kazakhstan in her last-eight spherical. Aside from Zareen, 2013 Asian champion Shiva Thapa, Sonia Lather and Parveen additionally registered victories of their respective classes to proceed to the quarterfinals.
Thapa received the higher of Kazakhstan’s Smagulov Baghtiyov 3-2 within the males’s 63kg division. World championship silver medallist Lather (57kg) and Parveen (60kg) beat native favourites Surmeneli Tugcenaz and Ozyol Esra 5-0 of their respective ladies’s second spherical matches.
Nevertheless, it was curtains for Duryodhah Negi (69kg), Brijesh Yadav (81kg) and Krishan Sharma (+91kg) as they misplaced their preliminary spherical bouts. The third day of the occasion will witness six Indian boxers combating it out of their respective quarter-final bouts.
Lather, Zareen, Parveen and Jyoti (69kg) shall be seen in motion within the ladies’s class whereas Thapa and Solanki will current Indian problem within the males’s competitors. Earlier, Indian boxers Gaurav Solanki and Sonia Lather produced sensible performances on the opening day of the Bosphorus Boxing Match in Istanbul as they progressed to the subsequent spherical of their respective classes.