The 2017 Youth World Champion Nitu (48kg) continued her positive type and cruised into the quarter-finals on the twelfth version of the IBA Girls’s World Boxing Championships as she defeated Spain’s Lopez Del Arbol by unanimous resolution on Saturday.
Nitu, who gained the gold medal at Strandja Memorial Boxing Championships in Sofia this 12 months, dominated the proceedings proper from the start. The boxer from Bhiwani confirmed relentless power and exhibited her sensible footwork and velocity to land exact punches.
Nitu upped the ante within the subsequent two rounds and carried on together with her attacking strategy with out giving any probability to her opponent and gained the bout convincingly by 5-0.
Her subsequent opponent shall be Kazakhstan’s Alua Balkibekova within the quarter-final on Monday.
Afterward Saturday night time, Manisha (57kg) will combat towards Svetlana Staneva of Bulgaria.
On Sunday, six Indian boxers together with Nikhat Zareen shall be in motion within the round-of-16 bouts.
Nikhat (52kg) and Shiksha (54kg) will subsequent face Mongolia’s Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg and Youth Asian bronze medallist Yesugen Oyuntsetseg respectively whereas Parveen will meet former Youth Olympic champion Jajaira Gonzalez of USA.
Anamika (50kg) will sq. off towards World Championships bronze medallist Kristy Lee Harris of Australia whereas Jaismine (60kg) shall be up towards Australia’s Angela Harries.
In the meantime, the 2017 Youth World Champion Ankushita (66kg) will make her elite World Championships debut towards Poland’s Aneta Rygielska.
This 12 months’s occasion, which marks the twentieth anniversary of the IBA Girls’s World Championships, shall be performed until Might 20.
Within the final version of the match, held in Russia in 2019, Indian boxers secured one silver and three bronze medals.
Indian boxers have gained 36 medals, together with 9 gold, eight silver and 19 bronze, within the 11 earlier editions of the match, which is the third-highest after Russia (60) and China (50). Within the final version held in Russia in 2019, the Indians bagged one silver and three bronze medals.