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Jyoti Gulia stuns world champion to enter Strandja Memorial quarters | Boxing News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Jyoti Gulia (51kg) upstaged two-time world champion Nazym Kyzaiby of Kazakhstan to enter the quarterfinals however three different Indians bowed out after second-spherical losses within the 72nd Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Gulia, a 2017 world youth champion, prevailed 3-2 over Kyzaibay, a gold-winner from the 2014 and 2016 senior world championships. The Haryana-boxer can also be a 2019 nationwide champion.
She will tackle Romania’s Perijoc Lacramioara in her quarterfinal bout on Thursday.
However, there was disappointment in retailer for different Indians in fray on Tuesday, all from the boys’s draw.
Naveen Kumar (91kg) went down to France’s Wilfried Florentin 5-0, whereas Ankit Khatana (75kg) misplaced a detailed one to Belarus’ Viktar Dziashkevich. The Indian was crushed 2-3.
In the sunshine heavyweight (81kg) division, Sachin Kumar endured a 0-5 defeat by the hands of Armenian Gor Nersesyan.
The match options boxers from 30 nations, together with France, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, United States of America and Uzbekistan.
India has despatched a 12-member group for the celebrated occasion — seven males and 5 ladies.

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