Nikhat Zareen Solely Fifth Indian Girl Boxer to Win a World Title; India’s tenth Gold at World Championships


Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen punched her method to the 52kg gold on the twelfth version of the IBA Girls’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul beating Jutamas Jitpong 5-0 to cap off an unimaginable match and scripted historical past changing into India’s second World Championship gold medallist, after MC Mary Kom, in 14 years.

That is additionally India’s tenth medal on the Girls’s World Championship and second outdoors of India.

The 25-year-old, a former youth world champion, is having fun with a fantastic 12 months having clinched the gold on the prestigious Strandja Memorial Event in February.


She joins the likes of Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Jenny RL and Lekha KC and grow to be the fifth Indian to win gold on the WBC.

The truth is, Mary Kom has probably the most variety of medals on the meet, with 5 being gold. Whereas Mary Kom has received one silver medal amongst eight others.

India’s greatest efficiency within the occasion got here in 2006 when the nation snared eight medals, together with 4 gold, one silver and three bronze.

Within the final version, 4 Indian boxers returned dwelling with medals Manju Rani clinched the silver, whereas Mary Kom bagged an unparalleled eighth world medal within the type of a bronze.

In the meantime, Manisha (57kg) and Parveen (63kg) gave their all however ended up with 0-5 and 1-4 defeats towards the 2020 Olympic Video games bronze medallist Italy’s Irma Testa and Eire’s Amy Broadhurst respectively to get bronze medals.

Yr Gold Silver Bronze Complete
2001 Mary Kom (48kg) 1
2002 Mary Kom (45kg) Kumari Meena (48kg) 4
Karamjit Kaur (75kg)
Jyotsana (90kg)
2005 Mary Kom (46kg) Kalpana Choudhary (50kg) 5
Laishram Sarita Devi (54kg),
Chenthittail Aswathimol (70kg),
Jyotsna Kumari (86kg)
2006  Mary Kom (46kg) Usha Nagisetty (57kg) Chhotu Loura (50kg),
Sarita Devi (52kg), Aruna Mishra (66kg), 8
Jenny RL (63kg), Renu Gora (80kg)
Lekha KC (75kg)
2008 Mary Kom (46kg) Usha Nagisetty (57kg) Chhotu Loura (50kg), 4
Sarita Devi (52kg)
2010 Mary Kom (48kg) Kavita Chahal (+81kg) 2
2012 Kavita Chahal (+81kg) 1
2014 Sarjubala Devi (48kg), 2
Saweety (81kg)
2016 Sonia Lather (57kg) 1
2018 Mary Kom (48kg) Sonia Chahal (57kg) 2018 Simranjit Kaur (64kg), 4
Lovlina Borgohain (69kg)
2019 Manju Rani (48kg)  Mary Kom (51kg) 4
Jamuna Boro (54kg),
Lovlina Borgohain (69kg)
2022 Nikhat Zareen (52 kg) Manisha (57kg) 3
Parveen (63kg)

This 12 months’s match additionally marks the twentieth anniversary of the Girls’s World Championships, which has been witnessing thrilling motion within the presence of 310 boxers from 73 nations internationally.

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