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Asian Games: Parveen assures India its fifth boxing medal, reaches semis of women's 57 kg

October 01, 2023 01:40 PM

Hangzhou: Indian boxer Parveen assured the country of its fifth boxing medal and also secured a quota for the Paris Olympics 2024, reaching the semifinals of the women's 57 kg category on Sunday.
She beat Uzbekistan's Sitora Turdibekova by 5-0 in her quarterfinal bout.

"PARVEEN SECURES 5th MEDAL & OLYMPIC QUOTA Wins the bout - #PunchMeinHaiDum 3.O #AsianGames #Cheer4India #Boxing," tweeted the Boxing Federation of India (BFI).

PARVEEN SECURES 5️⃣th MEDAL & OLYMPIC QUOTA 🥊💥 Wins the bout 5️⃣-0️⃣ 👏#PunchMeinHaiDum 3.O#AsianGames#Cheer4India#Boxing — Boxing Federation (@BFI_official) October 1, 2023

She is the fifth Indian boxer to confirm a medal for India at the games.

Earlier, Indian boxer Narender stormed into the semifinals of the +92 kg men's category in the Asian Games on Saturday, assuring India its fourth boxing medal. He beat Iran's Iman Ramezanpourdelavar 5-0 in the quarterfinal bout.

Indian Olympic medalist boxer Lovlina Borgohain also advanced to the semifinals of the women's 75 kg boxing, assuring India of its third boxing medal.


Lovlina won the match 5-0 against South Korea's Suyeon Seong. Preeti Pawar confirmed her entry to the semifinals of the 54 kg women's boxing event. She not only ensured at least a bronze medal but Paris Olympics 2024 quota for the country.
She beat Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova in the quarterfinal clash 4-1.


Reigning World Champion Nikhat on Friday assured India a medal in the 50kg weight category after beating Jordan's Hanan Nassar.
Boxing events at the ongoing Hangzhou meet are being hosted at Hangzhou Gymnasium from September 24 to October 5. A 13-member Indian boxing team, led by world champions Nikhat Zareen and Lovlina Borgohain, is in action at the event.

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