Indian boxers on a roll at Serbian youth boxing tourney

NEW DELHI: There was no preventing the Indian juggernaut on the Golden Glove of Vojvodina Youth Boxing Tournament as nine from the rustic complex to the semifinals to be assured of medals on day three of the contest in Subotica, Serbia.

Six of the nine to make the semifinals have been ladies, joined through three males, while one boxer -- Astha Pahwa (75kg) -- lost within the quarterfinal level on Friday night time.

Nitu (48kg), Divya Pawar (54kg), Jyoti (51kg), Anamika (51kg), Sakshi (57kg) and Manisha (64kg) entered the medal rounds within the ladies's draw.

In the lads's tournament, S Barun Singh (49kg), Bhavesh Kattimani (52kg) and Vijaydeep (69kg) ensured a minimum of bronze medals for themselves.

The ladies started the proceedings with Nitu sailing previous Thailand's Nillada Meekon in a unanimous verdict.

Divya too claimed a 5-Zero win over Hungary's Betina Kiss ahead of Sakshi defeated Croatia'sNikolina Cacic through a an identical margin.

Jyoti was driven slightly through Italian Georgia Ross but ultimately triumphed 4-1, a score that was repeated throughout Anamika's win over Kazakhstan's Zhansaya Abdraimova.


Manisha, then again, dominated in her 5-Zero victory over Hungarian Veronika Villas.


Later within the males's festival, Barun hardly broke a sweat in his win over Macedonia's Boban Mijalev.


Asian medallist Bhavesh defeated Hungary's Tamas Borsos, while Vijaydeep had no bother out-punching Bosnia-Herzegovina's Dragoljub Kulic.


Six different Indian boxers made the semifinals on Friday, taking the full selection of Indian semifinalists to 15.
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