CWG 2022: Nikhat Zareen storms into final, Jaismine finishes with bronze medal in women’s boxing

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Commonwealth Video games 2022: Nikhat Zareen is on the right track to win her third main Gold medal of the season whereas Jaismine Lamboria completed with a bronze within the girls’s 60kg class.

Nikhat Zareen is favorite to win Gold in girls’s 48kg boxing (PTI Photograph)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nikhat Zareen eyes maiden Commonwealth Video games Gold medal
  • Nikhat stormed into the ultimate of girls’s 48kg class
  • Jaismine Lamboria completed with a bronze after shedding the ladies’s 60kg semi-final

Nikhat Zareen continued her high quality run within the ongoing season because the younger boxer reached the Gold medal match of the ladies’s 48kg on the Commonwealth Video games 2022 in Birmingham. Nikhat’s progress to the ultimate got here hours after Amit Panghal reached the boys’s 51kg boxing closing on Saturday, August 6.

Nikhat, who received by a unanimous 5-0 verdict, began the semifinal on a assured be aware and dominated all three rounds to emerge winner within the lop-sided bout in opposition to England’s Stubley Alfia Savannah.

Nikhat Zareen is eyeing a hat-trick of Gold medals because the younger boxer is seeking to win her third main Gold medal of the season after having received her 2nd Strandja Memorial Boxing match and the World Championships gold medal.

As anticipated, the 26-year-old Indian was in lead after the opening spherical with all of the 5 judges ruling it in her favour, and it went on comparable traces within the ensuing two rounds.

JAISMINE FINISHES WITH BRONZE

Nevertheless, Jaismine Lamboria completed with a bronze after shedding the ladies’s 60kg semi-final to England’s Gemma Paige Richardson. It was the primary Commonwealth Video games gold medal for Jaismine who got here up with a valiant battle in her semi-final bout which went within the English boxer’s manner by way of cut up resolution.

AMIT PANGHAL INTO FINAL

Earlier, Panghal (51kg) displayed his class as he reached his second consecutive Commonwealth Video games closing, whereas Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) additionally remained on the right track for a gold in her maiden look.

Panghal, who’s vying to win the yellow steel after his silver within the final version, got here from behind to beat an aggressive Patrick Chinyemba of Zambia with a 5-0 unanimous resolution win.

Nitu, alternatively, prevailed over Canada’s Priyanka Dhillon as she notched a RSC (Referee Stops Contest) win within the minimal weight class.

Such was the 21-year-old Nitu’s confidence that she performed with an open guard, inviting her opponent to strike whereas utilizing her straight jabs and mixture punches to nice impact. In the long run, the referee needed to finish the competition.

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