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Indian women's boxing squad for CWG 2022 announced

By Dinkle Popli -- June 11, 2022 4:30 pm -- Updated:June 11, 2022 4:30 pm

Chandigarh, June 11: Neetu, Nikhat Zareen, Jasmine and Lovlina Bargohan made it to the Indian women’s boxing team with a stellar performance in the National grind that concluded on Saturday at the Indira Gandhi International Stadium in Delhi. This team will represent India in the Commonwealth Games 2022 to be held in Birmingham. Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom is not a part of this team. In the last season of these games, Mary Kom won the gold medal.

Youth World Championship gold medalist Neetu defeated Manju Rani 5-2 in the 48kg weight category in the final trials of the Games. Whereas Nikhat Zareen, who won gold at the World Championships last month, scored a 7-0 one-sided victory over Meenakshi in 50kg. At the same time, Jasmine defeated Parveen 6-1 in 60 kg. At the same time, Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist boxer Lovlina defeated Pooja 7-0 in 70 kg.


2018 Commonwealth Games gold medalist MC Mary Kom was injured in the semi-final round of the National Trials. Neetu was declared the winner after Mary Kom pulled out in the 48kg weight category.

-PTC News

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