Boxing: Lovlina Borgohain, Nikhat Zareen headline India’s ladies’s squad for CWG 2022
Tokyo Olympic Games bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain and 2022 World Championships gold medallist Nikhat Zareen headline India’s ladies’s boxing squad for the Commonwealth Games.
The three-day trials at IG Stadium in New Delhi noticed boxers compete in 4 classes.
Lovlina and Zareen will symbolize the nation in 70kg and 50kg respectively whereas the nod in 48kg went to Nitu and in 60kg Jaismine defeated latest World Championships bronze medallist Parveen Hooda within the ultimate bout.
Boxing: Mary Kom exits Commonwealth Games trials with knee damage
On Friday, six-time world champion Mary Kom (48kg) needed to withdraw from the trials as a result of an damage she suffered in her knee.
During the 48kg contest in opposition to Nitu, the London Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom sustained a knee damage simply after a minute into the opening spherical however, after medical help, the veteran boxer got here again into the ring because the bout was resumed.
However, Mary Kom was nonetheless experiencing intense ache that ultimately pressured her to go away the ring.
Nitu (48kg) defeated Manju Rani 5-2.
Nikhat (50kg) defeated Minakshi 7-0.
Jaismine (60kg) defeated Parveen 6-1.
Lovlina (70kg) defeated Pooja 7-0.
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