Delhi boxers Kushboo Tokas and Pratibha shone bright, while Andra Pradesh’s Jyoti Gorli also scored a hard-fought win on the third Elite women’s National Boxing Championships here Monday.
Top pugilists, including Pinky Jangara, Nikhat Zarin and Sonia Lather, however, received first-round byes on day one which saw boxers from 31 states and institutions start their campaign at the Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS) here.
In the 48 kg class, Kushboo overcame a technically-sound boxer Sabitro Limboo from Sikkim after a split verdict (3:2). The opening bout saw both pugilists going all out from round one as they traded blows, trying to hit the target areas to attract the judges.
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