Fresh Delhi:Six-time world champion boxer Mary Kom will face Nikhat Zareen within the glorious round of the Olympic Qualifiers Ladies’s Boxing Trials here on Saturday.
Within the 51kg category, Kom defeated her opponent Ritu Grewal in a unanimous decision whereas Zareen too outclassed her opponent Jyoti in a unanimous decision on the Indira Gandhi Stadium here on Friday.
The trials for the women individuals’s boxers are underway and may perhaps enact on December 28 whereas the boys’s trials will happen from December 29 to 30.
Earlier, Zareen demanded a ‘comely likelihood’ to contest the Tokyo Olympic qualifiers. On October 17, Zareen had written to the Union Sports actions Ministry hard the Boxing Federation of India’s (BFI) decision to accommodate world champion Kom by changing its rule of exempting gold and silver medallists from the World Cup.
Kom had received a bronze within the 51kg semi-remaining on the Ladies’s World Boxing Championships in Ulan-Ude in Russia losing out to Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey on October 12 this twelve months.