Nikhat Zareen turned the fifth Indian to win a gold medal on the Girls’s World Boxing Championship when she defeated Thailand’s Jitpong Jutamas 5-Zero within the fly-weight (52kg) ultimate in Istanbul, Turkey on Thursday. Nikhat was in high type as she used her technical acumen and lined the courtroom nicely to outwit her nimble-footed opponent. Nikhat thus joined the likes of Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Jenny RL and Lekha KC to win a gold on the World Boxing Championships. After the historic win, Nikhat mentioned in an unique interview to NDTV: “Emblem ka bhai hoga, woh toh meri jaan hai. Salman, I’m his large fan. It is my dream to fulfill him. My dream is to first win the Olympic medal after which go on to Mumbai and meet Salman Khan.”
Now, the famous person has responded to the video. “Congratzz on this gold Nikhat… @nikhat_zareen,” wrote Salman on Twitter.
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) May 20, 2022
It was additionally India’s first gold medal since boxing nice Mary Kom gained it in 2018. Nikhat acquired off to a energetic begin and hit some sharp punches to rapidly take the higher hand within the opening three minutes in opposition to assured Jutamas, who got here into the match defeating the three-time World Championships medallist Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova.
The 25-year-old Indian took full benefit of her lengthy attain and maintained her dominance in opposition to the Thai boxer, whom she had crushed within the 2019 Thailand Open semi-final—the one assembly between the 2, enroute her silver medal end.
Nonetheless, Jutamas tried to struggle again within the second spherical with a counter-attacking show however hardly managed to trigger any hassle for the swift-moving Nikhat, who regarded in full management.
Hitting straight and clear punches, power proved to be a key issue as Nikhat threw warning to the wind within the ultimate spherical and saved attacking relentlessly earlier than securing the gold fairly comfortably.
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