AIBA Youth World Championships: Four Indian women boxers reach semi-finals
Indian women boxers continued their impressive run at AIBA Youth World Championships with four of them making the semi-finals to be assured of medals in Budapest. Jony (60kg), Sakshi (57kg), Astha Pahwa (75kg), and Anamika (51kg) entered semi-finals of their respective weight categories last night. Jony defeated China's Chen Yibing 5-0 before Sakshi got the better of Russian Valeriia Rodionova by a similar margin.
Manisha, Ankit, Nitu, Bhavesh earlier advanced to the semi-finals
Astha clinched a split verdict over Albania Elsidita Selaj, while Anamika defeated Italian Martina La Piana. Asian gold-medalist Manisha and silver-winner Ankit had earlier advanced to the semi-finals to assure themselves of medals along with reigning champion Nitu (48kg) and Asian bronze-medalist Bhavesh Kattimani (52kg).