Women’s World Boxing Championships: Nikhat Zareen clinches gold

Nikhat Zareen

New Delhi : India’s boxing sensation Nikhat Zareen defeated Nguyen Thi Tam of Vietnam 5-0 in the final to win her second Women’s World Championships gold medal, here on Sunday.

Nikhat started her bout in attacking mode. She didn’t let Thi Tam to settle and landed a rally of punches to win the first round 5-0.

The second round also went in favour of the Indian.

Third round was a tough one, as Thi Tam gave her all but she was given a count when Nikhay punched her on her face. Thi Tam, too, managed to land one punch on Nikhat which stunned the entire stadium.

The referee gave a count to Nikhat. The match continued and the Indian proved a little ahead in the round and was declared winner. — IANS


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