Assam’s Jamuna Boro enters final of Elorda Cup in Kazakhstan

Assam’s Jamuna Boro enters ultimate of Elorda Cup in Kazakhstan

New Delhi: World Championships bronze medallist Jamuna Boro received the higher of Kazakhstan’s Anel Sakysh to enter the ultimate of Elorda cup in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on Sunday.

Jamuna, who hails from Dhekiajuli in Assam’s Sonitpur district, produced a medical efficiency in opposition to the house boxer to emerge victories by unanimous margin within the 54kg semi-final.

Other than Jamuna, three different Indian boxers, Kalaivani Srinivasan (48kg), Gitika (48kg) and Alfiya (81+kg) will play the ultimate on Monday.

25-year-old Jamuna’s velocity and footwork have been spot on as she managed to evade her opponent’s punches a number of instances earlier than releasing herself as much as land a number of of her personal in direction of the top of the opening spherical.

Whereas the Indian dominated the proceedings within the second spherical, Jamuna’s dedication and composure underneath strain gifted her the win in a extremely aggressive ultimate spherical.

Amongst different Indians, two ladies boxers — Sakshi (54kg) and Sonia (57kg) ended their marketing campaign with 0-5 and 2-3 defeats in opposition to Uzbekistan’s Nigina Uktamova and Sitora Turdibekova respectively.

The problem within the males’s part additionally ended within the semi-finals as all of the 4 pugilists misplaced unanimously.

Whereas Kuldeep (48kg) and Jugnoo (92kg) misplaced to kazakh boxers Asilbek Jalilov and Aibek Oralbey respectively, Anant went down combating in opposition to China’s Fang Bo.

Sachin (57kg) confirmed nice braveness in opposition to 2021 World Championships silver medallist Serik Temirzhanov of Kazakhstan however misplaced the bout ultimately.

Late on Saturday night time, World Youth Champions Gitika (48kg) and Alfiya (81+KG) stormed into the ultimate.

Gitika gained her bout in opposition to Uzbekistan’s Marjona Savrieva 4-1, whereas Alfiya confirmed her dominance in opposition to Valeria Axenova of Kazakhstan because the referee needed to cease the competition within the second spherical.

The inaugural version of Elorda Cup has been witnessing the presence of prime gamers from robust boxing nations corresponding to India, Uzbekistan, hosts Kazakhstan, Cuba, China and Mongolia.

The champion boxer will obtain USD 700 whereas the silver and bronze medal winners will take residence USD 400 and USD 200 respectively.