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Sarjubala Devi, Jyoti advance to next Boxing C'ships round

ANI  |  Rohtak [Haryana] 

silver medallist romped past Delhi's Simran in the flyweight category, while recently crowned World Youth Championship gold winner advanced in the Women's National Championship here.

set up an enthralling clash against RSPB's Shiksha, here at the National Academy.

As expected, Manipur's Sarjubala dominated the proceedings from the word go and did not let her opponent breathe.

Although Simran tried to launch a fightback and lasted three rounds, Sarjubala's vicious punches demolished the inexperienced Simran.

The defending champion of the bantamweight category, Shiksha of RSPB, also jumped past her first hurdle as she beat Karnataka's Gazal Mathew 5-0.

In other encounters, All Police's (AIP) Fancy Devi (48kg) defeated Rimpi Dabholkar, while another AIP candidate made her way to the next round as she defeated Neera Kumari of to advance to the next stage.

The Federation of (BFI) is recognised by (AIBA) and the as the nodal body responsible for the development and promotion of Olympic-style boxing in

The BFI has hosted six national tournaments in the last one year, attracting over 300 boxers in each of the championships.

The BFI organised the first AIBA World Youth (Women) Boxing Championship on November 19 last year.

It will also host the prestigious AIBA Women's in 2018 and the AIBA Men's in 2021.

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First Published: Sun, January 07 2018. 23:55 IST