Indian boxers continued their spectacular run on the IBA Girls’s World Boxing Championships because the trio of Anamika (50kg) Shiksha (54kg) and Jaismine (60kg) superior to the pre-quarterfinals of their respective occasions in Istanbul on Thursday.
Whereas Anamika obtained the higher off Romania’s Eugenia Anghel by unanimous determination to win her opening bout, Shiksha too prevailed with the same 5-0 margin in opposition to Argentine 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 determination.
Anamika confirmed her prowess and technical superiority in opposition to Anghel.
The bout began on an aggressive observe 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 relentless assault within the second spherical and didn’t let her opponent quiet down. She dictated the phrases all through the entire bout and comfortably gained by a 5-0 margin to maneuver to the subsequent spherical.
Anamika will 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 the Indian was in a position to land extra clear and sharp punches.
The final Indian bout of the day started on a tentative observe as each boxers regarded cautious however Jaismine emerged on prime as she managed to land clear punches and defend tightly. Buapa was barely in a position to contact the Indian boxers within the first spherical.
Jaismine then dominated the bout along with her counter-attacking punches to ultimately guide 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 combat in opposition to Cindy Ngamba of Honest Probability Group.
Lovlina had defeated former world champion Chen Nien-Chin within the first spherical on Monday.
Late on Wednesday, Saweety (75kg) went down preventing in opposition to England’s Kerry Davis and misplaced the bout by 2-3.
Within the final version of the match, held in Russia in 2019, Indian boxers secured one silver and three bronze medals.