EKATERINBURG (Russia): A sluggish begin price India’s Duryodhan Singh Negi (69kg) dearly as he misplaced to Jordan’s Zeyad Eashash within the second round to bow out of the World Men’s Boxing Championship on Monday.
Negi, a former national champion, changed into competing in his maiden global championship. He misplaced 1-4 to the 6th seed.
The first spherical belonged to Eashash as he managed to pierce Negi’s defenses with lusty right straights. The standout characteristic of Eashash’s recreation changed into the strength of his punches.
Negi recovered in the second round with well-located body blows and right hooks of his own however Eashash become a step beforehand of the Indian in terms of universal pace and accuracy.
It wasn’t the cleanest of fights and each the boxers had to be repeatedly advised via the referee to keep away from protecting and keep their heads up. Eashash even got a warning.
Negi tried to claw again with an all-out aggressive approach within the very last three minutes and even though the boxer from Jordan appeared exhausted, he had just sufficient within the tank to drag via for a split verdict.
Nagpur’s Alfiya is junior national boxing championNAGPUR: Junior international boxer Alfiya Khan Pathan from the town scripted this year’s pleasant end result to become the national champion in the eighty+kg class in Rohtak on Friday.
The 16-12 months-antique promising pugilist brought any other gold medal to her cupboard when she outclassed Yashyashvi of Punjab with an RSC (referee stops the contest) result in just two rounds within the very last of the 3rd Junior National Boxing Championship at the National Boxing Academy (NBA).
After such a notable bring about the front of Jay Kowli, president, Boxing Federation of India’s (BFI) and Gopal Devang, chairman, countrywide junior selection committee, Alfiya has made it to the thirteen-member Indian team for the impending Asian Boxing Championship to be performed inside the Middle East.
Maharashtra’s Sharvari Kalyankar (70-kg) of Mumbai is the alternative woman from the country to secure a place within the team, which contains 8 ladies from Haryana.
Alfiya, who gained a bronze medal inside the 3rd Nations Cup held in Serbia closing month, feels the selection to practice at Akola Krida Probodini under renowned train Satish Bhatt has helped her lots in getting ready for the nationals.
“The boxing jewelry in Akola deliver in shape-like experience even in exercise. It made a large-high-quality impact on my suit preparations,” stated Alfiya after she pocketed the gold medal.
“The specialty of Bhatt become that he made me exercise with boys for four hours an afternoon. And, he corrected and guided me while I changed into boxing with them.
“His actual-time coaching in a proper boxing ring is going to help me in a long run” introduced Alfiya, who was fortunate to have her early life educate Ganesh Purohit along the ring as he changed into there because the leader teaches of Maharashtra team.
Alfiya has traveled abroad for bilateral occasions on four occasions. She has performed in three nations – Kazakhstan, Germany and twice in Serbia. She is one of the most skilled boxers inside the Asian Championship crew. And, she hopes to win her first gold medal at the global event in the Middle East.
The gold medal in Rohtak was Alfiya’s 8th yellow medal among 2016 and 2018. Before flying to Serbia, she pocketed her seventh gold when she claimed the top spot in sixteenth Junior Girls Maharashtra State Boxing Championship held in Uran, Raigad in August.
In the inaugural Khelo India, Alfiya scripted history for Nagpur division through claiming the gold medal with an impressive victory. Apart from this, she has received three gold which includes Friday’s intention medal, silver and bronze medals in national tournaments.