NikhatZareen wins World Championship
30th May, 2022
India's NikhatZareen has won the Women's World Boxing Championships in Turkey, becoming only the fifth Indian woman to be crowned world champion.
- The boxer beat Thailand's JitpongJutamas 5-0 in the flyweight division of the championship.
- This is India's first gold medal at the championship since Olympic boxer Mary Kom won here in 2018.
- Kom has been a six-time champion at the tournament.
- Other Indian women to win the gold medal include boxers Sarita Devi, Jenny RL and Lekha KC.