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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxer Pooja Rani bows out after losing to Li Qian in quarters

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxer Pooja Rani bows out after losing to Li Qian in quarters
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Tokyo Olympics 2020:
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Boxer Pooja Rani (75kg) on Saturday got thrashed by China's Li Qian as the Indian bowed out from the Olympics. Li Qian won the bout 5-0. The Chinese boxer advanced to the semi-final after defeating
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Pooja Rani. The Rio bronze medallist got off to a good start as she won the first round. All five judges had given her a 10 while Pooja bagged nine points. Also Read | Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu loses to Chinese Taipei's Tai-Tzu-Ying Pooja Rani Vs Li Qian Live Streaming: How To Watch Olympics Quarter-Final 4 Match Live The
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Chinese boxer Li Qian took the first round 5-0 against Pooja. In the second round also, Qian replicated the same and didn't allow Pooja to get over her. The ace boxer clinched the match 5-0 over the Indian pugilist. Also Read | Tokyo Olympics 2020: Punjab’s Kamalpreet Kaur creates history, reaches final Li Qian: All you need to know about Pooja Rani's quarterfinal opponent Pooja needed a comeback in the last round, however, she couldn't weather the storm as Li Qian won the final round again with a similar scoreline to end Rani's campaign.
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Earlier in the day, Amit Panghal was crashed out of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after losing to Colombia's Yuberjen Martinez in men's Flyweight (48-52kg). Li Qian: All you need to know about Pooja Rani's quarterfinal opponent Martinez overpowered Panghal in the last two rounds of the bout to clinch the match by a split decision of 4-1 to enter the quarterfinals. This was Amit's first game at the showpiece event. Earlier this week, Mary Kom faced a shocking defeat in a split decision at the hands of Colombia's Ingrit Valencia to bow out from a mega sporting event. -PTC News-
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