Asian Boxing Championship 2021 Final Live: Mary Kom loses gold medal bout; settles for silver in Asian Boxing Championship
Asian Boxing Championship 2021 Final Live, Mary Kom gold medal match Live: Mary Kom failed to emulate her success in the finals after losing the summit clash and having to settle for the silver medal. The star Indian pugilist lost to Kazakhstan’s Nazym Kyzaibay by a split decision in the 51kg category at the Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai on Sunday.
This was her second silver medal at the Asian Boxing Championships. She also has five gold medals from previous editions.
At the end of three rounds, the bout went to Kazakh opponent’s favour, who is 11 years younger than the Indian legend. Mary Kom will take home the silver medal from the crucial meet leading up to the Tokyo Olympics.
Earlier, Mary had defeated Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg of Mongolia 4-1 in the semi-final.
Other than the legendary Indian boxer, three other Indians also have gold medal bouts on Sunday: Pooja Rani (75kg), Anupama (+81kg) and Lalbuatsahi (64kg).
Asian Boxing Championship 2021 Final Live: Today’s schedule of Indian boxers
1: Mary Kom (51 kg)- 7:45 PM IST
2: Lalbuatsaihi (64kg) – 8:45 PM
3: Pooja (75kg)- 9:15 PM
4: Anupama (81+kg)- 9:45 PM
Asian Boxing Championship 2021 Final Live, Mary Kom gold medal match LIVE in India: When and where to watch?
Asian Boxing Championship 2021 Final Live, Mary Kom gold medal match LIVE in India will be available on AIBA’s Youtube channel. Live Streaming: YouTube. Click HERE.
Women’s finals: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6-c29_NqgI
Men’s finals: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJH3SDm7ehg
Asian Boxing Championship 2021 Final Live:
Lalbuatsaihi entered the gold medal round of the women’s 64kg after she outplayed Kuwait’s Noura Almutairi. The referee stopped the contest in the second round.
Pooja Rani got a walkover in the women’s 75kg while Anupama entered the final of women’s plus-81kg by defeating Mokhira Abdullaeva of Uzbekistan 4-1.
Two-time world youth champion Sakshi also entered the final as she defeated top seed Dina Zholaman of Kazakhstan 3-2 in her semi-final match and set up a title clash with Sitora Shogdarova of Uzbekistan.
In the opening match of the day, Monika settled for a bronze as she lost her 48kg semi-final match to Alua Balkibekova of Kazakhstan.
Jaismine lost 0-5 to Vladislava Kukhta of Kazakhstan in the 57kg to win the bronze medal.
Simranjit Kaur also clinched bronze in 60kg as she lost 0-5 to Rimma Volossenko of Kazakhstan in the semi-finals.
Lovilina Borgohain lost 2-3 in the semi-finals of the 69kg bout to Uzbekistan’s Navbakhor Khamidova to win the fourth bronze medal of the team.
Saweety lost 0-5 to Fariza Sholtay of Kazakhstan in the 81kgto and settled for bronze.