Five-time world champion Mary Kom on Tuesday reached into the semi-finals of the Women’s World Boxing Championships.Mary Kom has also secure herself of a seventh medal at the World Championshipand become the most effectiveand successful boxer.The 35-year-old Mary Kom crushed China’s Wu Yu 5-0 in the light flyweight (48kg) group quarter-finals to enter the last-four stage and be secure of at least a bronze.


It’s really breaking sports news India that Mary Kom entered the event with anamazing tally of five gold medals and a silver. She lastly won a world championship medal in 2010. But with this win, she became the most successful boxer in the marquee tournament. Taylor now strands her trade in the professional circuit.

Sideways with Mary Kom, four other Indian boxers in Lovlina Borgohan, Sonia and Simranjit Kaur entered the semi-finals and sure at least four medals in the Worlds, now the best ever in recent times.


After a day’s break tomorrow, some of them will get involved in the semi-finals on Thursday while the rest on Friday.


India had its opponents too, when Manisha Moun, Bhagyabati Kachari, Pinki Rani Jangra and Seema Pooina made their exits after failing to overcome early jitters. The day also saw two top-seeds Olympic medallist Mira Potkonen from Finland and Italy’s Alessia Mesiano, the defending world champion, losing to lesser known boxers in Light (60 kg) and Feather (57 kg) categories, respectively.


Mary will be fight against North Korean Mi Hyang Kim, who won 5:0 opposite to South Korean Chorong Bak, in the semi-finals on Thursday. The Indian had beaten the North Korean in the final of the Asian Championships last November.


“The World Championships are always tough,” said the 35-year-old. “And the Chinese always come up with new faces. I won’t say it was very easy or very tough. I planned my strategy well and fought accordingly,” said Mary.


On her next rival, the Manipuri said “she (North Korean) could be coming with some plans against me because I had beaten her last year. But I am prepared for it.”


Lovlina Borgohan was next in this line and she accounted for Aussie Kaye Frances Scott in Welter class (69 kg) with the second common decision of the day for India. The Assamese was as touchy as one probable her to be.


The 21-year-old rookie, who was in good form early this year in Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) and Silesian (Poland) events, took her time before going broke. The Aussie was immediately on the back foot even as the Indian piled on her pain. She continued the moves in the last two rounds and impressed the judges who almost gave a clear result (27-30, 28-29, 27-30, 27-30and 27-30).


Lovlina said “I had a perfect plan against the Aussie and I executed them really well. I am happy.”

On her rival in the semis, the Assamese said that she got to watch her videos to plan her stratagem. “I had met her (Taipei’s Chen Nien-Chin), once before and I lost the bout. I will have to prepare well for Thursday’s semi-finals,” she said.


In the evening, Sonia contribute when she beat Colombia’s Yeni Castenada in Feather class. The split verdict (4:1) in help of the Indian was on the cards as Sonia pressed her way up, starting with left jabs and growing the pace to upset her rival in the very first two rounds. In the third, briefly the Colombian attacked to earn the attention of the judges and that justified the split decision.


Simranjit Kaur, another Indian debutant at the Worlds,she becomes breaking sports news India.It was not as remarkable as she was in her earlier rounds. However, the Indian scored a 3:1 verdict against Amy Sara Broadhurst from Ireland. The two boxers had more settles and mid-air action than truly hitting the target areas. Aclearly happy Simranjit said: “I took my time to study before I got into action. I had some good blows against her and what mattered to me was reaching the medal round,” said the Ludhiana girl.


Earlier the destructive Manisha Moun failed learn from Mary Kom’s patience and lost to Bulgaria’s Stoyka Zhelyazkova Petrova (4:1) going in favour of the Bulgarian. Bhagyabati Kachari lost to Colombian Jessica Sinisterra, in a split decision (2:3). Pinki lost to North Korean Mi Choi Pang. In the last bout of the day, Seema could not stand against the pace and guile of Yang Xiaoli from China and losing the quarterfinals by 5:0.


“I thought I did my best, but her (Petrova’s) experience carried the day. I was not as good in the first but did well in the last two rounds.  It was my first outing and the experience I gained will help me in the future,” said the 20-year-old Indian Boxer, who had beat leading world champion Dina Zholaman of Kazakhstan.


Bhagyabati did admit to her foolishness in the first round which cost her berth in the medal round. The Indian succeeded to exchange off blows in the second and, for the most part, in the third to offer some kind of reparation. Yet, it was nearly nothing and past the point of no return as the choice as the insignificantly better Jessica won (28-29, 28-29, 30-27, 29-28, 28-29). Truth be told, just a single judge granted full indicates the Colombian.


“I didn’t box well in the first. I covered up a lot of ground in the second and third, but my opponent did really well and deserved to be the winner,” said Bhagyabati.


AnotherBreaking sports news India Pinki was up against Jakarta Asian Games silver medallist North Korean, whose compass and speed is too notable. Obviously, 24-year-old Pang was forceful and handled her punches on target zones.


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