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NikhatZareen wins World Championship

  • Category
    Miscellaneous
  • Published
    30th May, 2022

Context

India's NikhatZareen has won the Women's World Boxing Championships in Turkey, becoming only the fifth Indian woman to be crowned world champion.

About

  • 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.

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