PM Modi meets gold medal winner Nikhat Zareen : Female’s Globe Boxing C’ships


New Delhi [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met fighter Nikhat Zareen and also other fighters that won medals at the Female’s Globe Boxing Championships in Turkey last month. Nikhat Zareen is the fifth Indian fighter to have actually won a gold medal at the respected occasion.

Besides Nikhat, Manisha Moun and also Parveen Hooda, both of whom bronze medal at the Women’s Globe Boxing Championships, satisfied the Prime Minister.
Nikhat claimed in a tweet later on that it was an honour to fulfill the Prime Minister.

PM Modi praises Boxer Nikhat Zareen

” An honour to fulfill our Hon’ ble PM @narendramodi sir. Thanks sir,” she said.

The fighter, born in Nizamabad in Telangana, registered a dominating 5-0 triumph in the last. Meeting the expectations, Nikhat surged Thailand’s Jitpong Jutamas without breaking a sweat in the 52kg final 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27 as well as 29-28. It was likewise India’s initial gold medal in the world’s champion given that boxing great Mary Kom won it in 2018.

Before Nikhat, Mary Kom (2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 and also 2018), Sarita Devi (2006 ), Jenny RL (2006) and Lekha KC (2006) had won gold medals at the world boxing champion.

Manisha (57kg) and also Parveen (63kg) won bronze medals and the Indian set concluded its project with 3 medals at the world’s largest boxing event, which witnessed amazing competition in between 310 boxers from 73 nations. The boxing event this year also marked the 20th wedding anniversary of the Women’s Globe Championships.

Out of 12 Indian fighters, 8 made it to the quarter-finals in this year’s tournament– the joint greatest together with Turkey.

With the addition of 3 medals in Istanbul, India’s general medal tally in Female’s Globe Boxing Championships has risen to 39 that includes 0 gold, eight silver and 21 bronze. This is 3rd greatest after Russia (60) as well as China (50 ).

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