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Boxer Minakshi ends Asian Championships with silver | Boxing Information – Occasions of India

NEW DELHI: Indian boxer Minakshi concluded her maiden Asian Championships marketing campaign by clinching a silver medal within the flyweight division (52kg) in Amman, Jordan on Friday.
Minakshi toiled onerous however misplaced the gold medal bout to Kinoshita Rinka of Japan by way of 1-4 break up verdict.
Minakshi was sluggish to start out with, with the second seed Japanese taking full benefit of the Indian’s sluggishness as 4 out of the 5 judges voted in her favour.
Within the second spherical as properly, Minakshi regarded misplaced. She was unable to land clear punches and resorted to clenching whereas the Japanese pugilist performed extra precisely and defended properly.

It was successfully the second spherical that price Minakshi the tie as she made a shocking restoration within the last three minutes by utilizing a mixture of punches to take the spherical 4-1, however it was too late because the judges dominated in Rinka’s favour.
Later within the day, Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain (75kg), world championships bronze medallist Parveen (63kg), Alfiya Pathan (81+kg) and Saweety (81kg) will combat for gold.

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