So far, United States, Britain and Ireland are among nine other nations that have boycotted the women's boxing event
Indian boxers Nitu and Manisha beat Spain's Marta Lopez Del Arbol and Svetlana Staneva of Bulgaria respectively.
Nitu won her first-round match against Steluta Duta by unanimous decision. She faces Marta Lopez Del Arbol in the round of 16 on Saturday.
Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen clinched gold medal at the 12th edition of the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships after registering a dominating 5-0 victory in Istanbul on Thursday. Nikhat thrashed Thailand’s Jitpong...
Parveen will play against the former Youth Olympics champion Jajaira Gonzalez of USA in the next round on Sunday.
Lovlina Borgohain, who played her first competitive match since her 2020 Tokyo Olympics bronze, beat Chen Nien-Chin 3-2.
Nikhat Zareen on Thursday became the fifth Indian boxer to win a Women's World Boxing Championships gold. She beat Jitpong Jutamas in final.