Asian boxing championships 2021

Asian boxing championships 2021 : Pooja Rani bags gold

Asian boxing championships 2021
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At the Asian Boxing Championships at Dubai, defending champion Pooja Rani won the gold medal in the 75 kg women’s category.

MC Mary Com, Lalbuatsaihi and Anupma finished at silver.

Pooja defeated Mavluda Movlonovo of Uzbekistan 5 – 0 and secured India’s first gold medal at the on going event.

She had also won gold medal at the previous edition in 2019 but that was in the 81 kg division.

  • Panghal will square off against reigning Olympic and world champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan.
  • It will be a repeat of the 2019 world championship final in which the Indian had lost to settle for silver.
  • Thapa will be up against Mongolia’s Baatarsukh Chinzorig, who is the Asian Games silver-medallist.
  • Lalbuatsaihi lost 2-3 as well but after giving her Kazakh rival Milana Safronova a fight to remember.
  • Anjeet will take on Kazakh legend Vassiliy Levit, who is chasing his fourth gold at the continental showpiece.
  • Both the Indians ended with prize money of USD 5,000 each.
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