Seven Indian boxers entered into semifinals of World Boxing Championship

Vastavam web: Four of the seven Indian boxers in the semifinals will be in action tomorrow with local favourite Ankushita Boro (64kg) taking centrestage when the first set of last-four stage bouts take place in the AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships here.Jyoti Gulia will kick off India’s challenge in the fly- weight category, taking on Kazakhstan’s Abdraimova Zhansaya, the conqueror of USA’s Heaven Garcia who was earlier tipped to walk away with the title.
India’s fourth boxer on view, Neha Yadav (+81kg) will have her hands full against Islambekova Dina of Kazakhstan.”I never put a count on medals because I believe in good performances. Medals will come if you box well. I had aimed for seven medals and I’m very happy that we have achieved that. I believe we could have won a couple more though,” India coach Rafaelle Bergamasco said.