World Boxing Championship Final: Indian boxer Nikhat Zarine (52 kg) made it to the final of the World Boxing Championship with a dominated win in Istanbul on Wednesday. At the same time, Manisha Moun (57 kg) had to be satisfied with the bronze medal. Former Junior World Champion Zareen remained restrained during the bout against Brazil’s Caroline de Almeida and completely dominated her nettlement.
Zareen managed to win 5-0 in unanimous decision in her last four bouts in the 52 kg category. Nikhat, who plays in the 52kg category, now has a chance to win the World Boxing Championship and make India proud.
Other Indian boxer, Manisha Moun suffered a defeat from the Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Irma Testa of Italy by the same margin. Manisha, the bronze medalist of the 2019 Asian Championship, was playing in her second World Championship. The Indian boxer tried to beat the technically superior opponent with powerful smokes, but the defence of Testa was excellent.
At the same time, Parveen Hooda (63 kg) also lost in the semi -finals and he also had to be content with bronze. He suffered a 1-4 defeat to Ireland’s Amy Broadharst.
Boxing legend MC. Mary Kom has been a world champion 6 times. Apart from her, Sarita Devi, Jenny RL and Lekha have this title. Now Nikhat Zareen has a chance to include her name in this list.
India’s best performance in this competition was in 2006, when the country had 8 medals including 4 gold, one silver and three bronze. In the previous phase, 4 Indian boxers returned with a medal, in which Manju Rani won the silver medal, while Mary Kom won the 8th as a bronze medal.