Nikhat Zareen storms into Women’s World Boxing Championships final | Boxing News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen breezed into the Women’s World Boxing Championships final with a dominating victory over Brazil’s Caroline De Almeida in Istanbul, on Wednesday.
Zareen, who is a former junior world champion, stayed calm and completely dominated her rival for a 5-0 win by unanimous decision in the last-four bout of the 52kg competition.

Six-time champion MC Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Jenny RL and Lekha C are the only Indian women boxers who have won world titles and now Hyderabad based Zareen has the opportunity to join the elite list.
India’s best performance in the event came in 2006 when the country snared eight medals, including four gold, one silver and three bronze.
In the last edition, four Indian boxers returned home with medals – Manju Rani clinched the silver, while Mary Kom bagged an unparalleled eighth world medal in the form of a bronze.

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