Nikhat Zareen: 5th Indian to win Gold at World Boxing Championships

  • 20 May 2022

Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen has won the gold medal in the 52-kg category at the Women's World Championship at the 12th edition of the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships held in Istanbul (Turkey) beating Jutamas Jitpong (Thailand).

  • Nikhat became the fifth Indian woman boxer to do so after Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Jenny RL and Lekha KC.
  • Manisha Moun and Parveen Hooda also won one Bronze medal each.
  • India ranked joint second with Turkey with 3 medals (1 Gold, 2-Bronze) after Ireland (2-Gold).