Mary Kom, Pinky, L Sarita Devi enter India Open finals

Updated: Feb 01, 2018, 09:28 IST | Agencies

Indian boxers ruled the ring, with 18 of them - including 10 men and eight women - storming into the finals of the India Open International boxing tournament at the Thyagraj Indoor stadium here yesterday

Mary Kom (right) punches Mongolian Altantsetseg Batsaikhan during the light flyweight semis at the India Open yesterday
Mary Kom (right) punches Mongolian Altantsetseg Batsaikhan during the light flyweight semis at the India Open yesterday

Indian boxers ruled the ring, with 18 of them — including 10 men and eight women — storming into the finals of the India Open International boxing tournament at the Thyagraj Indoor stadium here yesterday.

India's charge into the final was led by none other than Mary Kom, Sarita Devi and Pinki Rani in the women's session while Manish Kaushik and Dinesh, who upset Manoj Kumar, led the men's charge. Shiva Thapa fell by the wayside in the semi-finals, hindered by a slight wrist injury, he failed to unravel Manish, just like he couldn't during the recently-held nationals.

Results
Women: (45-48 kg) MC Mary Kom bt Lutsaikhan Altansetseg 4-1; Pinki Rani bt Raksat Chuthamat 5-0; (57-60 kg): Sarita Devi bt Priyanka Choudhary 5:0.

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