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Sarita, Sonia enter finals of national boxing

Press Trust of India  |  Rohtak 

Former world and Asian champion L (60kg) and world silver-medallist (57kg) advanced to the finals of the National Women's Championships here today.

Sarita defeated Haryana's Monika 5-0 to set up a clash with Promotion Board's Pavitra. Pavitra got the better of Uttarakhand's 5-0.

Sonia, on the other hand, defeated All Police's Sandhya Rani 5-0. She will be up against reigning youth world champion Shashi Chopra, who edged past Andhra Pradesh's Sonia.

Former world silver-medallist (48kg) also entered the finals, beating RSPB's Meenakshi.

However, it was curtains for former junior world champion (48kg), who lost to Haryana-girl in a split verdict.

(Semi Finals):

Light Fly (45 - 48 KG) : Monika (Har) bt (Man) 5:0; (RSPB) bt Varsha Choudhery (UP) 5:0;

Fly (48 -51 KG) : Sh Sarju Bala (Man) bt Meenakshi (RSPB) 4:1; (Har) bt (Tel) 4:1;

Bantam (51 - 54 KG) : Manisha (Har) bt Shavinder Kaur Sindhu (Pun) 3:2; (AIP) bt (Asm) 5:0;

Feather (54 - 57 KG) : (RSPB) bt Sandhya Rani (AIP) 5:0; (Har) bt Sonia (AP) 3:2;

Light (57 - 60 KG) : L (AIP) bt Monika (Har) 5:0; Pavitra (RSPB) bt (Utk) 5:0;

Light Welter (60 - 64 KG) : Pwilao Basumatary (RSPB) bt Poonam (AIP) 5:0.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 18:50 IST