Thailand Open: Indian boxer Minakshi bows out

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Indian boxer Minakshi bowed out of Thailand open after a detailed defeat in opposition to native boxer Jutamas Jitpong of Thailand within the 51kg first-round bout in Phuket on Sunday.

Each the boxers performed from a distance and gauged one another’s technique earlier than upping the ante within the second spherical, which noticed lots of clinching and change of punches.

The ultimate spherical witnessed some fierce and attacking boxing between each the pugilists. Minakshi landed clear punches however fell brief in a hard-fought bout because the boxer from Thailand gained by a 3-2 cut up verdict.

Six Indian boxers, together with 5 ladies, will likely be in motion on Monday.

2022 Thailand Open Boxing: Minakshi to begin Indian challenge as men and women boxers handed contrasting draws

Monika (48kg) will face two-time world championships medallist Josie Gabuco of the Philippines within the opening spherical whereas Renu (54kg) will sq. off in opposition to U-22 European champion Sirine Charaabi of Italy.

The 2019 Asian Championships bronze medallist Manisha (57kg), who lately certified for each the upcoming World Championships and Asian Video games, will tackle two-time youth Asian champion Porntip Buapa of Thailand.

Monika (63kg) will likely be up in opposition to Panpatchara Somnuek of Thailand. Bhagyabati Kachari will face Thailand’s Pornnipa Chutee.

Ashish Kumar, who gained the gold medal within the final version within the 75kg class, will open his marketing campaign in opposition to Thailand’s Aphisit Khankhokkhruea within the 81kg quarterfinals. It is going to be Ashish’s first worldwide match for the reason that Tokyo Olympics.

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