Boxing World Qualifiers: Ankushita Wins Opening Bout, Abhimanyu Faces Defeat

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Former world youth champion Ankushita Boro prevailed over Namuun Monkhor of Mongolia in the 60 kg category while Abhimanyu Loura went down against Ireland’s Kelyn Cassidy in the second round of the 80kg weight category in the 2nd Boxing World qualifiers for the Paris Olympics in Bangkok today.
 

Boro, competing for an Olympic berth in these qualifiers, began her bout strongly. She, effectively blunted Monkhor’s speedy movements by tactically shifting gears to carve out a 4-1 win.
 
 
On the other hand, Loura faced a tough match against Cassidy. Loura lost 0-5 as Cassidy effectively countered his long reach.
 

Disclaimer: This press release is sourced from News On AIR, Prasar Bharti and Press Information Bureau India (PIB).

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