Sonia in pre-QF of AIBA Women's World Championships

Updated: Nov 18, 2018, 09:10 IST | PTI | New Delhi

Sonia, 21, used her "defensive" style to good effect to emerge winner in a 5-0 unanimous verdict

India's Sonia (blue) fights against Toujani Doaa of Morocco in Women's 57 kg category bout during AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships at IG Stadium in New Delhi, Saturday, Nov. Pic/PTI
India's Sonia (blue) fights against Toujani Doaa of Morocco in Women's 57 kg category bout during AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships at IG Stadium in New Delhi, Saturday, Nov. Pic/PTI

Young Indian boxer Sonia stuck to her style to beat Doaa Toujani of Morocco and enter the 57kg pre-quarterfinals at the AIBA Women's World Championships here on Saturday.

Sonia, 21, used her "defensive" style to good effect to emerge winner in a 5-0 unanimous verdict. Toujani got only one favourable decision from a judge in the second round as Sonia won 29-28, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27. This was Sonia's first major international event.

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