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CWG 2022: Jasmine Lamboriya bags bronze in Boxing Lightweight category

BIRMINGHAM : Jasmine Lamboriya, the Indian boxer in the Lightweight category, bagged the bronze medal after dropping to England’s Gemma Paige on the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 on Saturday.

Paige gained the match as a cut up choice labored in her favour, to seal her slot in the ultimate of the occasion with a 3-2 win over Lamboriya.

The 20-year-old teen was up towards the Brit, who seemed in command from the beginning. Lamboriya pushed to place up a problem, however misplaced to Gemma Paige.

Jaismine, who hails from Bhiwani, Haryana had assured medal for India in boxing after she picked up the win with a cut up choice (4-1) towards New Zeland’s Troy Garton to progress to the semi-finals. 

Jaismine clinched India’s thirtieth medal on the Birmingham 2022. She is the primary pugilist to formally affirm the color of her medal.

Other boxers together with Amit Pangha, Mohammed Hussamuddin, Rohit Tokas, Sagar Ahlawat, Nitu Ghanghas and Nikhat Zareen have additionally assured medals. with their matches but to determine their place on the desk.

Jaismine had gained the Asian Championships bronze final 12 months and defeated World Championship bronze medallist Parveen Hooda in the trials to guide a ticket to Birmingham.

Earlier at this time, world champion Nikhat Zareen superior into the ultimate of the ladies’s 50kg mild flyweight division on the Commonwealth Games 2022. The 26-year-old Indian boxer outclassed Savannah Stubley of England 5-0 in the semi-finals by a unanimous choice.

So far, the Indian pugilists’ best-ever CWG present got here in 2018 the place six-time world champion Mary Kom grew to become the primary lady boxer from the nation to win the title and all of the male boxers returned with a medal round their necks.

The Indian boxers returned with a file haul of three gold, three silver and three bronze medals and the goal this 12 months is to do higher than final editions’ outcomes. But that’s simpler mentioned than accomplished as overcoming boxers from England, Ireland, Australia shall be a difficult process.

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