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Two Indian women make Strandja boxing final


NL Corresspondent


Indian pugilists Govind Kumar Sahani, Anamika and Anupama secured monumental victories to storm into the finals of the 74th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in their respective categories on Saturday.

Govind was up against Luka Kublashvili of Georgia in the semi-finals of the men's 48kg category. The 2022 Asian championships bronze medallist attacked from the get go to emerged victorious by a 4-1 margin.

Govind will face the 2023 Asian U-22 Championships silver medallist Shodiyorjon Melikuziev of Uzbekistan in the final on Sunday. Going up against Wassila Lkhadiri of France in the women's 50kg category, Anamika started cautiously but showcased immense grit to fight back in the second round.

The Indian utilised her quick movement to dodge the two-time EUBC Championships bronze medallists' punches whilst attacking smartly to gain control of the contest.


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