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All five Indian women boxers in Asian Indoor Games semis

India's World Champion woman boxer MC Mary Kom, Chhoto Loura and Kavita Goyat entered the semifinals of the third Asian Indoor Games at Vietman on Sunday.

india Updated: Nov 01, 2009 22:33 IST

India's World Champion woman boxer MC Mary Kom, Chhoto Loura and Kavita Goyat entered the semifinals of the third Asian Indoor Games at Vietman on Sunday.

Their wins mean all the five Indian women boxers participating in the tournament are in the medal round. L Sarita Devi and N Usha had entered the semifinals on Saturday.

This year's Khel Ratna recipient, Mary Kom overcame a indifferent start to beat Chinese Taipei's Ting Lo Yueh in the 46 kg weight category.

In the 51-kg category, Loura defeated Sri Lanka's Kumari Nilmini while Goyat beat Huong Nguyen Thi Thiu of Vietnam in the 64 kg category.

The semi-final bouts of Mary Kom, Loura, Sarita Devi and Usha will be held on Monday.