Kavita ends up with bronze in Asiad women's boxing
Indian woman boxer Kavita Goyat (75kg) lost to China's Jinzi Li in the semfinals and settled for a bronze medal in the Asian Games.other Updated: Nov 24, 2010 13:34 IST
Indian woman boxer Kavita Goyat (75kg) lost to China's Jinzi Li in the semfinals and settled for a bronze medal in the Asian Games on Wednesday.
Kavita went down 1-5 to Li at the Foshan Gymnasium here. The Indian's only scoring punch of the bout came in the opening round in which the home favourite managed three.
Both the boxers failed to get on the scoresheet in the next two rounds.
In the final two minutes, Li managed to seal the issue in her favour by knocking off a couple of a points. In the evening, five-time world champion woman boxer M C Mary Kom (51kg) will fight her semifinal bout against another Chinese Cancan Ren.
First Published: Nov 24, 2010 13:26 IST