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Goa on a winning spree at 6th Elite Women’s Boxing Championship



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Goa Khabar:Taniksha Chawan of Goa won her second preliminary bout against host Madhya Pradesh’s Ayushi Awasthi in a split decision 3:2 at the 6th Elite Women’s Boxing Championship
The quarterfinals will see her face World Champion Nikhat Zareen from Telangana.
Three girls from Goa, Shrisha Jampula in 63-66kg weight category, Suman Yadav in 50-52 kg weight category, Prachi Kerkar in 81+ kg weight category and are in the fray.
Vaishnavi Prabhu and Shrisha Jampula advanced to the next round after winning their respective bouts.
Vaishnavi Prabhu will be playing against Cros Hmangaihsangi from All India Police in the quarter finals.
Accordingly, Shrisha Jampula will compete against Praveen from the All India Police, Suman Yadav against Radha Patidar of Madhya Pradesh, and Prachi Kerkar against Alisha Panigrahi of Odisha.
Coach Priyanka D Khandeparkar and Coach Santosh. V. Birmole are with the team at the 6th Elite Women’s Boxing National Championship in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
Shrisha Jampula won a bronze medal for Goa at the Elite Women’s Nationals last year after a gap of 18 years. As with last year, Goa is hopeful for an even better performance this year.

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