Nikhat Zareen won Gold at the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships

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Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen won the gold medal at the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul. Nikhat defeated Thailand’s Jitpong Jutamas. Nikhat became the only fifth Indian woman to secure a gold medal at the World Boxing Championships after record six-time champions Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Jenny RL, and Lekha KC. It was also India’s first gold medal since boxing great Mary Kom won it in 2018.

Apart from Nikhat, two Indian boxers Manisha Moun in 57 kg and Parveen Hooda in 63 kg category signed off with bronze medals after their semi-finals finish in the championships.

With this, Indian contingent concluded its campaign with three medals at the world’s biggest boxing event. India’s overall medal tally in World Women’s Boxing Championships has gone up to 39, including 10 gold, eight silver, and 21 bronze in the 12 editions of the prestigious event.

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