Men finish campaign with two bronze medals

Sakal Times
Wednesday, 29 August 2018

It was even better for Jony in 60kg who outclassed Chinese Chen Yibing with a 5:0 verdict as the Chinese took the pounding without any reply. But the Indian, slowed down in the second round kept herself out of harm’s way to romp home winners.

New Delhi: Keeping their high expectations intact, eight of the Indian women youth pugilists entered the semifinals of their respective categories in the AIBA Youth Women’s and Men’s World Championships at Budapest on Tuesday. 

   Thus, all of them ensured a bronze medal each at least but there are strong indications of the Indians finishing with better coloured medals.

Anamika, who started the Indian campaign in the morning, began with a fantastic win over her Italian rival Martina La Piano with a 4:1 verdict in 51 kg class and also ensure her a bronze medal at least. She would be next taking on Thai opponent Kittiya Nampai, who won 5-0 against her Korean rival.

It was even better for Jony in 60kg who outclassed Chinese Chen Yibing with a 5:0 verdict as the Chinese took the pounding without any reply. But the Indian, slowed down in the second round kept herself out of harm’s way to romp home winners. 

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