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Women's World Boxing Championships: Nitu Ghanghas Defeats Alua Balkibekova To Cruise Into Final

Women's World Boxing Championships: Nitu Ghanghas Defeats Alua Balkibekova To Cruise Into Final

In the rematch of last year's quarterfinals, Nitu and Balkibekova went all guns blazing in the first round. However, the Kazakh was more dominant and took the round 2-3.

Nitu Ghanghas acknowledges the crowd in New Delhi after her semifinals win on Thursday.
Nitu Ghanghas acknowledges the crowd in New Delhi after her semifinals win on Thursday. Twitter/@ITGDsports

Commonwealth Games champion Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) advanced to the final of the Women's World Championships with a 5-2 win over Alua Balkibekova of Kazakhstan in New Delhi on Thursday. (More Sports News)

In the rematch of last year's quarterfinals, Nitu and Balkibekova went all guns blazing in the first round. However, the Kazakh was more dominant and took the round 2-3.

In the second round, Nitu came out strongly, landing hooks and jabs.

Both boxers resorted to body blows and clinching with Nitu ending on top.

The final three minutes were a tense affair with Nitu getting the better of Balkibekova, forcing a bout review.

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