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Full NameNikhat Zareen
BornJune 04, 1996
Age26 Years, 2 Months, 6 Days
National SideIndia
SportBoxing

Nikhat Zareen Profile

Eyes will also be on reigning world champion Nikhat Zareen. She is the fifth Indian woman pugilist to be crowned as a world champion. Zareen joined the likes of MC Mary Kom, Sarita Laishram, Jenny RL and Lekha Kozhummel Chettadi as the only Indian women boxers with a world title. She defeated Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas in the 52kg final to achieve the feat.

 

Zareen rose to fame when she won the World Junior Boxing Championships in the 50 kg category in 2011. She later won a silver medal in the 2019 Thailand Open. In the same year, Zareen also won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships.