Six Indian Junior boxers, led by Vini, Yakshika and Vidhi registered contrasting wins to assert the gold medal on the 2022 ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan on Sunday.
Vini, the diminutive boxer from Hisar was dealing with Karina Tokubay of Kazakhstan within the flyweight 50kg ultimate. Shewas scoring persistently and shifting across the ring enroute securing a 5-0 verdict in her favour.
Yakshika (52kg) displayed outstanding braveness and temperament towards Uzbekistan’s Rakhima Bekniyazova to mount a comeback. The pugilist from Panipat, conceded a number of punches within the first spherical and was trailing 0-5. She continued her aggressive strategy within the final spherical to finish the comeback and win 4-1.
Vidhi notched up a cushty 5-0 win towards Aya Suwindeh of Jordan within the 57kg featherweight ultimate.
Defending Champion Nikita Chand (60kg) grabbed the yellow metallic once more as she dominated her bout towards Uldana Taubay of Kazakhstan from the start which pressured the referee to cease the competition within the third spherical.
Shrushti Sathe (63kg) was up towards Nursulu Suienaly of Kazakhstan who had no reply for the Indian boxer’s reflexes and robust punches. Shrushti was relentlessly touchdown correct punches within the second spherical and on account of that, the referee stopped the competition within the second spherical.
Rudrika (75kg) blanked Kazakhstan’s Shuglya Nalibay 5-0 in a one-sided contest.
Earlier in the present day, Mahi (46kg) and Palak (48kg) misplaced unanimously to Jasmin Tokhirova and Zilolakhon Yufova of Uzbekistan of their respective bouts.
Supriya (54kg) misplaced towards Uzbekistan’s Uzukjamol Yunusova because the referee stopped the competition within the second spherical.
Within the 81 kg ultimate, Khushi went down preventing towards Kazakhstan’s Kuralay Yeginbaikyzy and misplaced 1-4. Nirjhara (+81kg) misplaced to Sobirakhon Shakhobidinova of Uzbekistan by RSC within the second spherical.
Later tonight, 4 Indian Junior boxers- Krrish Pal (46kg), Ravi Saini (48kg), Yashwardhan Singh (60kg) and Rishab Singh (60kg) will likely be in motion.
With 21 medals in junior and 18 in youth part, the Indian contingent has secured 39 medals on the continental event the place each the age teams of women and men—youth and junior—are being performed collectively.
Over the past version of the event held in Dubai in 2021, India concluded their marketing campaign with 39 medals together with 14 gold.
The event has been witnessing a robust competitors in presence of 352 boxers from 21 nations together with India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.