Women's World Boxing Championship: Manju Rani enters the quarterfinals
ULAN-UDE (Russia): India Manju Rani (48 kg) on Monday advanced to the quarterfinals of the Women's World Boxing Championship after an integral victory in the last 16 stages.
The sixth Indian seed prevailed 5-0 over Venezuela Red Cedeno Tayonis to be just a victory to get a medal in his debut at the big event.
However, the following for her is difficult in the bronze medalist of the latest edition and Kim Hyang Mi of South Korea. The two will meet on October 10.
The clean blows were few and far away in Rani's clash against Cedeño, but the Indian was the one who brought most of them. Both fighters got attached to a defensive approach, but Rani was the most accurate of the two.
On Tuesday, six times champion MC Mary Kom (51 kg) will begin his campaign facing Jutamas Jitpong of Thailand in the round of 16. The third seeded Indian said goodbye in the opening round.
In the 75 kg division, former silver medalist. Saweety Boora (75 kg) will face the second Welsh Lauren Price.
Price is a gold medalist in the European Games and won a bronze in the latest edition of the world show.
She is also the current champion of the Commonwealth Games, as well as being a three-time bronze medalist in the European Championship.