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Boxing News: Sonia Chahal beat Jo Son Hwa in the semis

Sonia Chahal stormed into the finals of Women’s World Boxing Championships by outclassing her North Korean opponent Jo Son Hwa The 21-year-old Sonia, who began competing at the senior level only since 2016, registered a unanimous 5-0 win over her more fancied North Korean opponent, a silver medallist in the Jakrata Asian Games, in the 57kg semifinals to reach the final in her debut World Championships. Simranjit lost to fleet-footed Chinese Dan Dou, a silver medallist in the Asian Championships last year, on a split 4-1 decision in the 64kg semifinals. The 23-year-old Simranjit was also participating in her first World Championships. Sonia now faces Wahner Ornella Gabriele of Germany in the final while Mary Kom who is seeking a historic sixth gold medal will face Ukrain’s Hanna Okhota.


  • Released : 25-Nov-2018


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