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Indian women’s boxer Kalaivani Srinivasan has entered the final of the Elorda Cup in Nursultan, Kazakhstan. At the same time, male boxer Kuldeep Kumar has made it to the last four. Kalaivani defeated Farzona Fozilova of Uzbekistan in the last four match of the 48 weight category.
Kuldeep defeated host Kazakhstan’s Kairat Yernoor 3-2 in a struggling 48 weight category match to reach the semi-finals. Yashpal, in the 71st weight category, lost 0-5 to Aslanbek Shimbergenov of Kazakhstan.
They had to be satisfied with bronze
Indian women boxers Babibata Bisht (81 weight category), Jyoti (52 weight category), Neema (63 weight category) had to be content with bronze medals after losing in the semi-finals. Savita (50 weight category) lost 0-5 to Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Namiki Tsukimi in the quarterfinals. Geetika, Lalita, Alfia Pathan will present their challenge in the semi-finals and Rajni in the quarter-finals. The final matches will be played on Monday.