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New Queen of Boxing World - Nikhat Zareen

Indian pugilist Nikhat Zareen beats Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas in the finals of the 52kg (flyweight) bout to win the gold medal



Updated: 19 May 2022 4:39 PM GMT

Nikhat, a former junior world champion, initially was welcomed in the ring with Jutamas' combinational punches but she retorted with a flurry of punches started putting her opponent on the back foot. She carried on with her left-right combinational punches and posed a solid defence in Round 1. With a 5-0 edge in the opening round. She carried on with good footwork in the second round but it was Jutamas, who looked better in this round with her punches. A tight second round ended with Jutamas having an advantage of 3-2. In the last round, Nikhat unleashed a flurry of punches to see her over the line.

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