Bidyapati knocks down AmishaDecember 15, 2018, Chandigarh
Manipur’s N Bidyapati stunned Amisha Kumarti Bharti of Assam as the Selesian Cup silver medal winner bowed out in the second round of the BFI’s 2nd Junior National Boxing Championships, held at Chandigarh University, Ghuran.
In the 50kg bout, the Assam pugilist began as a favourite however Bidyapati registered a 4-1 upset. The Manipuri boxer, with no baggage, was all over her Assamese opponent and landing her combination punches impressed one and all which culminated in her winning the bout on spilt decisions. Aashreya Naik proved her superiority over Punjab’s Jashanpreet Kaur as she registered 5-0 in the 60 kg class.
The Goan boxer with good international exposure under her belt had won a silver medal at the Selesian Cup in Poland, took her Punjab opponent with ease.
Meanwhile, in the men’s category, Services boxer Sanjeet, who celebrated his nomination as Asia’s best boxer in the Asian Boxing Confederation polling, fought fiercely against Manish Rathore of Uttar Pradesh in the 46 kg class before forcing the referee stop the contest for the RSC-3 verdict. Both the pugilists began well and continued even as the former was at the receiving end from the beginning.
Day 3 Results
46kg Category: Rajni bt Aarti 5-0, O Pinky bt Neha 5-0, Aarti Chawan bt Rai Chulli 5-0, Anjali bt Minika 5-0, Priyanka Borah bt Priyanaka Bisht 4-1, Lalrinchhani Pautu bt Chandu 4-1, Ragini bt Sirisha 5-0, Yogita bt Anita 5-0
50kg: Suman bt Soni Sharma 5-0
66 Kg: Chirangi Chouhan bt Garima 3-2, Lucky Rana bt Krati 4-0, Alisha bt Deepti 5-0, Anu Rani bt Firdous 3-2, Srijan bt Nisha Kumari 3-2
46kg : Sanjeet bt B Suresh 5-0, Manish bt Bilal 5-0, Ruchir bt Karan 5-0, Anshul Saroha bt Mityanand Thakur 5-0, Rehan bt G Ashish 5-0.
48kg: MD Naveed bt Jabir Khan 5-0, Abhishek Singh bt Kishor 5-0, Madan Pratap bt Bishwamitra 5-0, Ravi Kashyap bt Raj Patil 3-2, Priyobarta 5-0, Sachin bt Rabi 5-0
52 Kg: Harshit bt Siddharth 3-2, Himanshu bt Kuljeet 5-0, Ankit bt M Divekar 5-0, H Lalnunhlima bt Praveen 5-0, Sonam bt L Vaibhav 3-2, Badal bt Deepak 5-0, A Naoba Singh bt Aditya 3-2, Aakash bt Dayal Singh 5-0, A Samir bt Shina 5-0, Yuvraj bt Krishan 5-0