Nikhat Zareen made it to the quarterfinals, Shiv Thapa and Sumit disappointed

Commonwealth Games 2022: Commonwealth Games. On Sunday, India managed to win two gold medals in weightlifting. Apart from this, world champion boxer Nikhat Zareen entered the quarterfinals of the women’s lightweight 50 kg weight category on Sunday. However, Shiv Thapa (63.5kg) and Sumit Kundu (75kg) crashed out after losing in Round 16.

Zareen made it to the last eight with a win over Helena Ismail Bagao of Mozambique in the women’s lightweight category from the RSC (Referee Stopped). But Thapa had to pull out of the Games in a disappointing 1-4 loss to World Championship bronze medalist Reece Lynch of Scotland. Sumit was defeated by Australia’s Callum Peters in the middleweight category. beat 0.

Entering the ring earlier in the day, Zareen dominated the match from the start and her younger rival could not match her anywhere. The Indian boxer, using his immense experience, used a combination of left and right punches to beat the rival boxer. In the final round, Zareen hit Helena’s face with a powerful punch, which shook her completely, after which the referee stopped the match 48 seconds ago.

Thapa was off to a good start

Zareen will now face current Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Troy Garten of New Zealand in the quarterfinals, a win that will take her to the podium. In the match, Zareen said that she would not be less satisfied with the gold medal. He said, “I am happy that I won the first match and I am ready to do well in the next round. I am just one match away from a medal but I am looking forward to winning a gold medal here. ”

Thapa started well, he completely dominated the rival boxer in the opening round. But he bore the brunt of overconfidence and lack of focus in the next two rounds, with the Scottish boxer making good use of his tall stature and long arms to hit punches.

In the third and final round, Thapa remained in the contest but Lynch took an aggressive approach, leaving Thapa with no option but to be on the defensive. The result was in favor of Lynch.

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