International Development News
Development News Edition

Saweety Boora knocked out of AIBA Women's World Championships

Indian boxer Saweety Boora was knocked out of the ongoing AIBA Women's World Championships after she suffered a defeat in her pre-quarterfinal bout against Louise Price here on Tuesday.


Saweety Boora knocked out of AIBA Women's World Championships
Representative Image . Image Credit: ANI

Indian boxer Saweety Boora was knocked out of the ongoing AIBA Women's World Championships after she suffered a defeat in her pre-quarterfinal bout against Louise Price here on Tuesday. In the 75kg category, Boora gave a tough competition to Price but the latter prevailed with a split verdict of 3-1.

A point was deducted from the Welsh pugilist's account for excessive holding in the second round. Earlier, six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) registered a 5-0 win over Jutmas Jitpong of Thailand and moved into the quarterfinals of the tournament.

Kom will now face Lorena Victoria Valencia of Colombia on October 10. Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) had a bye in the first round and will face Oumayma Bel from Morocco on Wednesday. Whereas, Jamuna Boro (54kg) will be challenged by Algerian boxer Ouidad Sfouh. (ANI)

Also Read: Mary Kom enters quarterfinals, Saweety Boora bows out of World C'ships

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


TRENDING

OPINION/BLOG/INTERVIEW

How music can help expectant mothers during pregnancy

Music provides pleasant ambience for all but its more important for expectant mothers as besides ensuring pleasant environment for them it also directly and indirectly influences the unborn babies. There are various scientific findings to c...

EdTech: A technical approach to flexible and cost-effective education

Its hight time for the world to go for innovative approaches like e-learning over traditional learning methods that need physical infrastructure, long-term planning, and huge investment. ...

Our school campaigns are our strongest ally: Joaquin Antuna, founder of Peace and Cooperation

Joaquin Antuna is the founder of Peace and Cooperation, a Spanish NGO which was nominated as peace messenger by the United Nations in 1986. Antuna is of very firm opinion that in order to have an incisive impact on the community we live in,...

'No escape from telephones', this 1953 prediction actually comes true

In 1953, a telephone company chief predicted that therell be no escape from telephones in the future....

Videos

Latest News

Death toll in Mali attack rises to 30 soldiers -army

The death toll from an attack against an army patrol in northern Mali has risen to 30 from an earlier count of 24, army spokesman Diarran Kone told Reuters on Tuesday. The attack on Monday in the Gao region was the third large-scale strike ...

UPDATE 4-Canada's largest railroad hit by strike, putting Trudeau in hot seat

Thousands of workers at Canadas largest railway went on strike for the first time in a decade on Tuesday, disrupting the shipping of commodities and sparking calls for Prime Minister Justin Trudeaus Liberal government to intervene. About 3,...

Soccer-Tottenham sack manager Pochettino - club statement

Tottenham Hotspur have sacked manager Mauricio Pochettino after a poor run of results, the Premier League club said in a statement on Tuesday.We were extremely reluctant to make this change and it is not a decision the board has taken light...

UPDATE 2-Bolivian military deploys armored vehicles to end blockade of key gas plant

Bolivian police and military forces used armored vehicles and helicopters to unblock access to a major gas plant in the city of El Alto on Tuesday, a show of strength after blockades at the facility had cut off fuel supply to nearby La Paz....

Give Feedback