Assam girls Lovlina Borgohain, Bhagyabati Kachari ensure medal in Boxing championship

first_imgOur Sports ReporterGUWAHATI: 10 Indian boxers including Lovlina Borgohain and Bhagyabati Kachari have already confirmed medals as all are already placed in the semi-finals because of the smaller size of the draw. On the men’s side, Brijesh Yadav and Sanjay are already into the 81kg semi-finals and so are Naman Tanwar and Sanjeet in 91kg and Satish Kumar and Atul Thakur in +91kg. In women’s, Lovlina Borgohain and Anjali are assured of medals in 69kg while Bhagyabati Kachari and Saweety Boora are through to the last-four in 75kg by virtue of a first-round bye.Meanwhile, six-time world champion Mary Kom has a possible semi-final face-off with Asian Championships bronze medallist Nikhat Zareen in 51kg. In contrast, Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) could have a hassle-free route to the final where he might have to take on Asian Games silver medallist Rogen Siaga Ladon of Philippines. Also read: Local Sportslast_img

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