Commonwealth Games 2022: Nikhat Zareen is on 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 Photo)
HIGHLIGHTSNikhat Zareen eyes maiden Commonwealth Games Gold medalNikhat stormed into the ultimate of ladies’s 48kg classJaismine Lamboria completed with a bronze after shedding the ladies’s 60kg semi-final
Nikhat Zareen continued her advantageous run within the ongoing season because the younger boxer reached the Gold medal match of the ladies’s 48kg on the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. Nikhat’s progress to the ultimate got here hours after Amit Panghal reached the boys’s 51kg boxing ultimate on Saturday, August 6.
Nikhat, who gained by a unanimous 5-0 verdict, began the semifinal on a assured observe 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 trying to win her third main Gold medal of the season after having gained 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 strains within the ensuing two rounds.
JAISMINE FINISHES WITH BRONZE
However, 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 Games gold medal for Jaismine who got here up with a valiant combat in her semi-final bout which went within the English boxer’s method by way of cut up choice.
AMIT PANGHAL INTO FINAL
Earlier, Panghal (51kg) displayed his class as he reached his second consecutive Commonwealth Games ultimate, whereas Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) additionally remained on 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 choice 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 top, the referee needed to finish the competition.
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