Indian boxers continued their spectacular run on the IBA Ladies’s World Boxing Championships as Anamika (50kg) Shiksha (54kg) and Jaismine (60kg) superior to the pre-quarterfinals of their respective occasions in Istanbul on Thursday.
Whereas Anamika acquired the higher off Romania’s Eugenia Anghel by unanimous resolution to win her opening bout, Shiksha too prevailed with an analogous 5-0 margin towards Argentina’s Herrera Milagros Rosario. The third Indian boxer within the fray, Jaismine beat two-time youth Asian champion Porntip Buapa of Thailand by a 4-1 spilt resolution.
Anamika confirmed her prowess and technical superiority towards Anghel. The bout began on an aggressive word as each the boxers relentlessly attacked from the phrase go, however Anamika displayed her sharp footwork and physique feints to land clear punches whereas evading her opponent’s counters.
The boxer from Rohtak continued her aggressive method within the second spherical and did not let her opponent calm down. She dictated the phrases all through the bout and comfortably received by a 5-0 margin to maneuver to the following spherical. She is going to subsequent face World Championships bronze medallist Kristy Lee Harris of Australia within the round-of-16 bout on Sunday.
Shiksha put up a fiery efficiency as she cruised into the pre-quarters. The 2 boxers repeatedly attacked one another in a high-paced bout however Shiksha was capable of land extra clear and sharp punches. The final Indian bout of the day started on a tentative word as each boxers seemed cautious, however ultimately Jaismine emerged on prime. Buapa was barely capable of contact her within the first spherical. Jaismine then dominated the bout together with her counter-attacking punches and booked her place within the spherical of 16.
Two-time Asian champion Pooja Rani (81kg) and Tokyo Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain (70kg) will play their respective round-of-16 bouts on Friday. Pooja, who will start her marketing campaign, will tackle Hungary’s Timea Nagy whereas Lovlina will struggle towards Cindy Ngamba of Truthful Likelihood Workforce. Lovlina had defeated former world champion Chen Nien-Chin within the first spherical on Monday.