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Asian Boxing Championships: Mary Kom, Sakshi enter finals

Dubai: In boxing, the India’s six-time world champion M C Mary Kom) and Sakshi  entered into the finals of Asian Boxing Championship  on Thursday. Mary Kom defeated Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg of Mongolia in the 51kg category by 4-1. India’s two-time youth world champion Sakshi beat Dina Zholaman of Kazakhistan in the 54kg category by 3-2.

On Friday, five Indian men — Amit Panghal, Varinder Singh  Shiva Thapa , Vikas krishan  and Sanjeet  — will fight it out in the semifinals. Meanwhile, another Indian boxer, However, Monika  settled for a bronze medal. She lost to   Alua Balkibekova of Kazakhstan.

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Till now, India has secured 15 medals in the tournament.


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