Istanbul: In boxing, India’s Nikhat Zareen, Manisha and Parveen entered the semi-finals of IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships held in Turkey.
Nikhat Zareen beat England’s Charley Davidson by ‘5-0’ in the Quarterfinals. She will now face Caroline De Almeida of Brazil in the semi-finals. Manisha defeated Monkhor of by ‘ 4-1’. She will face Italy’s Irma Testa. Parveen defeated Shoira Zulkaynarova of Tajikistan by ‘5-0’. Parveen will face Ireland’s Amy Broadhurst in the semi-final.
Meanwhile, India’s Nitu, Pooja Rani, Anamika and Jasmine lost in the quarter-finals. Semi-final matches will take place today while the finals will be played on Thursday and Friday.