Indian boxers assured of two medals in AIBA youth championship

Updated: 26 September 2013 22:28 IST

Nikhat, the reigning junior world champion, defeated Italian Desire Galli, while Simranjit got the better off Justine Moerl from Germany. Both the boxers clinched the bout courtesy unanimous decision of the judges.

Indian boxers assured of two medals in AIBA youth championship
©

New Delhi:

Nikhat ZareenTwo Indian boxers were assured of medals in the youth event of the ongoing AIBA Women's Youth and Junior World Championships after entering the semifinals in Albena, Bulgaria.

Nikhat Zareen (54kg, in pic) and Simranjit Kaur (60kg) made the last-four stage after winning their respective bouts comfortably.

Nikhat, the reigning junior world champion, defeated Italian Desire Galli, while Simranjit got the better off Justine Moerl from Germany. Both the boxers clinched the bout courtesy unanimous decision of the judges.

In the junior event, 14 year old junior boxer Asha Roka (48kg) had powered through to the semifinals yesterday.

Topics : Boxing
Related Articles
Former CWG Silver-Medallist Som Bahadur Poon Turns Pro Boxer
Former CWG Silver-Medallist Som Bahadur Poon Turns Pro Boxer
Sarita Devi to Fight Maiden Pro Bout in Imphal on January 29
Sarita Devi to Fight Maiden Pro Bout in Imphal on January 29
Commonwealth Games Medallist Pinki Jangra Set to Switch to Pro Boxing
Commonwealth Games Medallist Pinki Jangra Set to Switch to Pro Boxing
Show Comments
Advertisement