Boxer Sanjeet enters semi-finals of Asian championships
By IANS Updated: May 26, 2021 11:40 pm
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Dubai, May 26 (IANS): India’s Sanjeet Kumar defeated JasurQurbonov of Tajikistan 5-0 in quarter-finals of men’s 91 kg category in Asian Boxing Championships here on Tuesday night.
In another bout, India’s Sakshi scored a 5-0 win over RuhafzaHaqazarova of Tajikistan to set up a semi-final clash with top seed Dina Zholaman of Kazakhstan in women’s 54 kg.
In women’s 57kg, Jasmine outplayed Mongolia’s OyuntsetsegYesugen 4-1 to advance to semi-finals. She will next face VladislavaKukhta of Kazakhstan.
Olympic-bound SimaranjitKaur too made a good start in continental competition scoring 4-1 win over Uzbekistan’s RaykhonaKodirova to advance into semi-finals of women’s 60 kg category. She will face RimmaVolossenko of Kazakhstan in semis.
By IANS Updated: May 26, 2021 11:40:40 pm