Asian Boxing Ch’ships: Four Indian women including Mary Kom compete for gold medal

Four Indian women, including six-time world champion MC Mary Kom will be competing for the gold medal of the Asian Boxing Championship at Dubai.

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom will face Kazakhstan’s Nazym Kyzaibay in the summit clash of Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai today.

She stormed into the final of the women’s 51 kilogram category with a 4-1 win against Mongolia’s Latsaikhan Altantsetseg.

There are three more Indian women boxers in contention for gold medal. They include Lalbuatsaihi in 64 kg, Pooja Rani in 75 kg and Anupama in plus 81 kg category.

Indian male boxers Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa and Sanjeet have also reached the finals of Asian Boxing Championship with resounding victories in the last-four stage.

Panghal will now take on reigning Olympic and world champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan in the final .


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