La Nucia (Spain): Reigning Asian Youth Champion Ravina (63kg) showed her class and prowess to sail into the quarterfinals on the fourth day of the IBA Youth World Boxing Championships.
Ravina was facing Hungary’s Varga Franciska Rozi in the round-of-16 bout. The Indian pugilist dictated the terms right from the start and landed punches throughout the first round on Friday.
The second round began in the same manner as the Indian kept on dominating her opposition. As a result, the referee had to stop the contest and the Indian boxer emerged victorious.
The other women boxer in action- Kunjarani Devi Thongam (60kg) also moved into the last-8 stage after blanking Spain’s Horche Martinez Maria 5-0 in a one-sided affair.
Among the men boxers in action, Mohit (86kg) moved into the quarterfinal after his opponent Tomas Lemanas of Lithuania got disqualified in the second round.
Sahil Chauhan (71kg) entered the pre-quarterfinal after comfortably defeating Azerbaijan’s Daniel Holostenco 5-0 in the round-of-32 bout.
Nikhil (57kg) and Harsh (60kg) lost their respective round-of-32 bouts. The former lost 1-4 to Kazakhstan’s Kalinin Ilya while the latter had to suffer a referee stopping the contest (RSC) defeat against Erik Lsrayelyan of Armenia.