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Asian Boxing Championships: Lovlina Borgohain, Shiva Thapa To Lead India’s Gold Medal Charge

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Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain and Shiva Thapa will spearhead the Indian problem as 12 pugilists from the nation goal to seal their berth within the the Asian Boxing Championships finals in Amman, Jordan from Wednesday. The semi-final bouts for the ladies’s class will start on Wednesday and will likely be adopted by the boys’s last-four contests on Thursday. The Tokyo Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina (75kg), who’s contesting on this weight class at a world match for the primary time, will tackle Seong Suyeon of the Korea in her semi-final bout.

Alongside Lovlina, the 2022 world championships bronze medallist Parveen (63kg) will likely be up in opposition to Uranbileg Shinetsetseg of Mongolia whereas competitors debutant Preeti (57kg) will likely be concerned in a tricky match-up in opposition to the Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Irie Sena of Japan.

The opposite 4 ladies in semi-final motion will likely be Alfiya Pathan (81+kg), Saweety (81kg), Ankushita Boro (75kg), and Minakshi (52kg).

Within the males’s class, Shiva Thapa (63.5kg) who turned essentially the most adorned Asian champion after guaranteeing his sixth medal within the competitors will face two-time Asian Championships medallist Bakhodur Usmonov of Tajikistan.

Two-time Commonwealth bronze medallist Mohammad Hussamuddin (57kg) will go face to face in opposition to the 2021 world championships silver medallist Serik Temirzhanov of Kazakhstan.

The opposite three males in semi-final motion will likely be Narender (92+kg), Sumit (75kg), and Govind Kumar Sahani (48kg).

Narender (92+kg) dominated his method to the semis by comfortably defeating Iman Ramezanpourdelavar of Iran with a unanimous 5:0 verdict late on Monday night time.

India’s whole medal rely of 12 on this 12 months’s version of the match is the third highest amongst all competing nations.

The ladies pugilists of the nation have secured seven medals which ranks them second within the standings amongst all nations whereas the boys’s whole tally of 5 medals locations them joint third alongside Jordan and Mongolia of their respective rankings.


The ultimate of the match for the ladies’s class will happen on Friday and the boys’s closing bouts will likely be performed on Saturday.

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