new Delhi: After much waiting, the fans of Indian Boxing are going to fulfill their wish. MC Mary Kom (MC Marry Kom) And Nikhat Zareen) Won their respective first round of Olympic qualifier trials on Friday. Now who will play for the country in the Tokyo Olympic qualifier, it will be decided on Saturday.
Both will compete in 51 square kilograms
Mary Kom (MC Marry Kom) And Nikhat Zareen) Will be face to face on Saturday in 51kg category. This match is very much awaited because for this, a lot was fighting for a long time.
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Both beat this players
In the first round qualifier match Nikhat Zareen) Defeated defending national champion Jyoti Gulia 10–0, while Mary Kom (MC Mary Kom) defeated Ritu Grewal by a similar margin. With this, Mary and Nikhat ensured a match with each other.
Nikhat demanded trial
Nikhat Zareen) After the World Boxing Championship in November Mary Kom (MC Marry Kom) Trial was sought with the Indian boxing federation but the Indian boxing federation had rejected their demand, saying that players who won gold, silver and bronze in the World Championship would not have to give the trials.
This was the first rule
However, BFI had earlier said that the players who will win gold and silver in the World Championship, will not only get a trial but later they also add the name of the bronze winners. Mary Kom (MC Marry Kom) Was freed from the trials.
Recently took this decision
A few days after this, the BFI, however, issued a statement and decided to implement its earlier decision and set a date for the trials. Four players were named in 51 kg, including Mary.
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Nikhat got a chance
by this Nikhat Zareen) Got the chance to go to the Olympic qualifier after defeating Mary. For this, however, they had to win their first round match. Nikhat won the first round and Mary was also victorious. Now who will go to the qualifier to be held in February 2020, it will be decided after the second round match between the two on Saturday.
These categories will also be decided
The decision of which boxers from the second weight category will go for the Olympic qualifier will also be done on Saturday. Mary and Nikhat Zareen) In the 57 kg category, Sakshi defeated Manisha 7-3, while Sonia Lather defeated Sonia Chahal by the same margin. Similarly, in 60 kg Simranjeet Kaur defeated Pavitra 10–0 while Sarita Devi defeated Sakshi Chopra 9–1. Now for qualifier Simranjeet will face former world champion Sarita.
Lilita Lavlina will also compete
Lalita and Lavlina Borgholm will clash in 69 kg. Lalitha defeated Meena Rani 9-1 while Lavlina defeated Anjali 10-0. In 75 kg, Pooja Rani and Nupur will be face to face. Nupur defeated Saveta 9–1 while Pooja defeated Indraja 10–0.
As far as the male qualifier is concerned, it will be held in Bellary, Karnataka on Sunday.