Yakshika, Vidhi enter medal rounds at 2022 ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships

Whereas Yakshika beat Nepal’s Swostika Tiruwa within the 52kg quarter-final, Vidhi shut out Uzbekistan’s Odinakhon Ismoilova within the 57kg class.

Beginning the day in spectacular trend for India, Yakshika placed on a terrific attacking show and her persistent heavy punches tripped the Nepalese boxer a number of occasions. She dominated proceedings all through the combat which led to a one-sided affair with the Indian successful it comfortably.

Vidhi additional prolonged India’s successful streak on day three of the continental event once they secured an equally dominant victory within the quarter-finals.

Nonetheless, it was the curtain for Tamanna, who gave it her all in an intense junior ladies’ 66kg match towards Kazakhstan’s Aruzhan Zhangabayeva however led to a 4-1 break up determination loss.

Assured of at the very least bronze medals, Yakshika and Vidhi will face Kazakhstan’s Shakhnaz Tairzhan and Tajikistan’s Hangoma Isoeva respectively of their semi-finals on Tuesday (March eighth).

Later within the night, the nation’s 5 boxers – Harish Saini (63kg), Jackson Singh Laishram (70kg), Dev Pratap Singh (75kg), Rishabh Singh Shikharwar (80kg) and Gaurav Mhaske (+81kg) – will search to safe medals within the juniors. boys class since they may combat of their respective quarter-finals.

Within the younger males’s match, performed on Thursday night March 3, final version silver medalist Vanshaj superior to the 63.5kg quarter-finals with a simple unanimous determination victory over native boy Abdallah Almharat .

The continuing championships, the place the lads’s and girls’s age teams – younger and junior – are performed collectively, witnessed robust competitors attended by 352 boxers from 21 nations together with India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The finals will likely be performed on March 13 and 14.

Supply: CIB press launch

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