MC Mary Kom advanced to quarter finals in AIBA BWC 2019

Six-time champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) on Tuesday progressed to the quarter-finals of the World Women’s Boxing Championships after a hard-battled triumph in the last-16 phase.

Mary Kom triumphed 5-0 against Thailand’s Jutamas Jitpong, a spunky fighter who kept the veteran on her toes with a forceful methodology however simply didn’t associate enough.

The third-seeded Indian, who got a bye in the opening round, went through the initial three minutes getting a decent proportion of her adversary before assuming responsibility for the procedures.

Mary Kom, pursuing her first world decoration in the 51kg division, grabbed pace in the second round and was particularly sharp with her counter-assaults.

In any case, there was dissatisfaction for India when previous silver-medallist Saweety Boora (75kg) lost her pre-quarter-last session in a split choice regardless of a valiant battle.

Boora was facing second-seeded Welshwoman Lauren Price. Cost is an European Games gold-medallist and brought a bronze in the last version of the world masterpiece.

She is additionally the authoritative Commonwealth Games champion in addition, being a three-time bronze-medallist at the European Championships.

With a liked adversary like Price, it was never going to be simple for the Indian yet she put her best foot forward. Boora appeared determined by her adversary’s notoriety and figured out how to coordinate her punch for punch, generally.

In any case, in the last investigation, the judges ruled 3-1 in support of Price.

  • MC Mary Kom (51kg) on Tuesday progressed to the quarter-finals of the World Women’s Boxing Championships after a hard-battled triumph in the last-16 phase
  • The 36-year-old Mary Kom triumphed 5-0 against Thailand’s Jutamas Jitpong, a spunky fighter who kept the veteran on her toes with a forceful methodology however simply didn’t interface enough
  • Pursuing her first world decoration in the 51kg division, Mary Kom got pace in the second round and was particularly sharp with her counter-assaults