Boxer Arundhati in pre-quarterfinals, Narender out of Olympic qualifiers

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Arundhati started off well against her opponent in the first round, while in the second round she adopted a cautious approach and strengthened her position. The Indian boxer dominated the third round as well and registered an easy win. Narender also gave a tough fight to his opponent but it was not enough to make it to the next round.

Bangkok, May 29: Defending national champion Arundhati Choudhary entered the pre-quarterfinals of the 66kg category with a comfortable win but Asian Games bronze medallist Narender Berwal (+92kg) crashed out of the competition after losing the second Boxing World Olympic Qualifiers here on Wednesday. Arundhati defeated Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Pineiro 5-0 in a unanimous decision while Narender lost 2-3 to Ecuador’s Gerlon Gilmar Congo Chala.

Arundhati started off well against her opponent in the first round, while in the second round she adopted a cautious approach and strengthened her position. The Indian boxer dominated the third round as well and registered an easy win. Narender also gave a tough fight to his opponent but it was not enough to make it to the next round.

Asian Games 2022 bronze medallist Narender got off to a slow start in the first round and then failed to get past Gerlon. He impressed three of the five judges with his performance in the second and third rounds but it was not enough to give him the win.

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