Boxers Pinki, Sarjubala, Meena win at Worlds

Boxers Pinki, Sarjubala, Meena win at Worlds

145Jeju (South Korea), Nov 18 (IANS) Indian boxers Pinki Rani, S. Sarjubala Devi and M. Meena Kumari registered contrasting wins in the preliminary round matches of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women’s World Championships here Tuesday.

While Pinki beat Si Haijuan of China in the 51kg category, Sarjubala defeated German Jesus Sousa Grazieli 40-37 in the 48kg competition. Meena defeated Gebremedihin Felekech Seifu of Ethopia 40-33 in the 54kg event.

However, Priyanka Choudhary (61kg) lost to Yinjunhua of China and Neetu (69kg) lost to Bylon Atheyna of Panama in their opening bouts.

Pinki will meet Sagataeva Saiana of Russia while Suan Monica (75kg) will Wednesday face Li Qian of China. Saweety (81kg) will meet Koelemeij Mavine of the Netherlands.


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