National Boxing Championships: Saweety Boora, Pooja Rani reached to pre-quarterfinals

National Boxing Championships: On the second day of the Women’s National Boxing Championships today, the seasoned duo Saweety Boora and Pooja Rani secured places in the pre-quarterfinals with distinctive victories at the GBU Indoor Stadium in Greater Noida.

Saweety, the world champion in the 81 kg category, faced Alfiya of the Railway Sports Promotion Board(RSPB) and secured a hard-fought victory with 4-1 score. Two-time Asian Championships gold medallist Pooja Rani exhibited her brilliance in the 75-kg category as she bagged a commanding 5-0 victory against Renu of Nagaland.

The 2022 World Championships bronze medallist Manisha Moun (60kg) and Saneh (70kg) were the other boxers from Haryana to become victorious and enter the Last-16 stage.

Nupur of RSPB went head-to-head against Himanshi Antil of Delhi in her 81kg round-of-16 match.

She wasted no time in winning the first round with Referee Stopping the Contest (RSC) verdict. Nupur will be up against Monica Sahun of Uttarakhand in the quarterfinals.

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