Mary Kom advances to quarterfinals of World Women’s C’ships

In Boxing, six-time Champion
М.С. Mary Kom yesterday
advanced to the quarterfinals
of the World Women’s
Championships in 51
kilogram category at Ulan
Ude, Russia.

The 36-year-old triumphed 5
0 against Thailand’s Jutamas
Jitpong

However, in the 75-kilogram
category, there was
disappointment for India
when former silver-medallist
Saweety Boora lost her pre
quarterfinal bout in a split
decision despite a valiant
fight. Boora was up against
second-seeded Welsh Women
Lauren Price.