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Asian Youth & Junior Boxing: Nivedita, Tamanna power into semis

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New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Indian youth women boxers Nivedita Karki and Tamanna progressed to the semi-finals with confident victories at the 2022 ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan on Saturday.

According to information received here, Nivedita, who hails from Uttarakhand, outpunched Jordan’s Batool Hussein and won via RSC (referee stopping the contest) in the first round of the 48kg quarter-finals while Tamanna too pulled off a stunning 5-0 win against Thailand’s Paphada Wutthichai in the 50kg.

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With places in the last four, both Nivedita and Haryana’s Tamanna, have now confirmed their second successive medals at the prestigious tournament. They won silver medals in the last edition.

Later on Saturday, seven more youth Indian boxers, including three women-Renu (52kg), Prachi (57kg) and Ravina (63kg), will play in the quarter-finals. Among men, Ashish Hooda (71kg), Deepak (75kg), Rockey Chaudhary (80kg) and Jaskaran Singh (92kg) will be seen in action on the fourth day of the championships, where both the age groups of men and women-youth and junior-are being played together.

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Earlier on Friday night, Jackson Singh Laishram (70kg), Dev Pratap Singh (75kg), Rishabh Singh Shikharwar (80kg) and Gaurav Mhaske (+81kg) progressed to the junior boys’ semi-finals following comfortable wins in their respective last-eight round matches.

Jackson and Dev outclassed Iran’s Amir Khazaeipou Jordan’s Abdel Jaradat respectively by unanimous margins. On the other hand, Rishabh and Gaurav secured themselves medals with victories by Referee Stops Contest verdict against their respective opponents, United Arab Emirates’ Mohammed Albarout and Raiymkulov Ermek.

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However, Harish Saini (63kg) exited after suffering a close 1-4 defeat against Kazakhstan’s Akhmet Ussen.

–IANS

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