New Delhi: Indian boxer Nitu Ghanghas on Saturday created history at the ongoing IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Hall by becoming the sixth Indian woman boxer to become a world champion.
Nitu Ghanghas defeated Lutsaikhan Altansetseg of Mongolia in the 48kg category final with a unanimous 5-0 verdict to bag a gold medal.
#NituGhanghas🇮🇳 wins Gold🥇Medal in finals of 48 Kg; Beats Mangolian boxer Lutsaikhan by 5-0 at Women Boxing Championship.#WorldChampionships | #WWCHDelhi | #Boxing | #WBC2023 pic.twitter.com/LtmakpiD9o
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In the semi-finals, the Indian boxing star had defeated Alua Balkibekova of Kazakhstan. Later on the day, Saweety Boora will be competing in the 81kg category final at night. She will face Wang Lina of China. In the semi-finals, Saweety put up a stellar performance to beat Emma-Sue Greentree of Australia 4-3 on points after the bout was reviewed.