In Pictures: Women's World Boxing Championships Opening Ceremony

The Global Boxing Affiliation (AIBA) Girls’s International Boxing Championships is all set to start out from November 15, and all eyes will likely be on London Olympics bronze medallist Mary Kom. The Indian boxer will likely be chasing a ancient 6th gold medal and is positioned in the second one part of the draw. Mary Kom faces two major hurdles within the type of Uzbekistan’s Julasal Sultonalieva and North Korean Kim Hyang Mi. Kom’s major opponent within the semifinals might be the North Korean Kim Hyang Mi, who gained the silver medal on the ABC Confederation.


The outlet rite projected India’s wealthy tradition in quite a lot of dance paperwork — Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Oddisi and people — getting a large applause.


The martial arts exponents additionally introduced out their experience all through the rite which saved the spectators mesmerised. The Shillong Chamber Choir entertained the target market and international members with their foot-tapping track. The choir individuals rocked the degree, making the instance a memorable one with melodious performances and pianist Neil Nongkynrih performed the orchestra with finesse.


Mary Kom, the No. 2 seed Indian in 48-Kg Class won’t have to go into the hoop till Sunday when she takes at the winner of the initial around bout between Kazakhstan’s Algerim Kassenayeva and American Jazzell Bobadilla.

Excluding Mary Kom, the opposite Indians with first-round byes are Rani Pinki (51), Sonia (57), Sarita Devi (60), Lovlina Borgohain (69), Saweety (75) and Seena Punia (81+).

India will even hope for a medal from former international champion and five-time Asian gold winner Sarita Devi within the light-weight class (60 kg), the second one absolute best boxer after Mary Kom. The fourth-seed Sarita Devi is more likely to face China’s Yang Wenlu, the protecting international champion, and Russian Anastasiia Beliakova, the Rio Olympics bronze medal winner on her strategy to the gold.

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