Two Indians advance to quarters in world youth boxing

Sakshi (57kg) and Jony (60kg) entered the last-eight stage after fetching unanimous victories.

Girl Power: Sakshi Chaudhary (57kg) advanced to the quarterfinals of the youth world championships with a comprehensive win.   -  Ritu Raj Konwar

Two Indian women boxers advanced to the quarterfinals of the youth world championships with comprehensive wins here.

Sakshi (57kg) and Jony (60kg) entered the last-eight stage after fetching unanimous victories.

Sakshi defeated Hungary’s Viktoria Matesz, while Jony got the the better of New Zealand’s Pelea Fruean.

However, Lalita crashed out of the tournament after being out-punched by Germany’s Alina Popp.

There was disappointment in the men’s draw as well with S Barun Singh losing to Thailand’s Thitisan Panmod.