Nikhat Zareen won the gold medal in the final of the World Boxing Championship played in Istanbul last year and opened his account in this tournament. He continued his performance this time in India as well.
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New Delhi: India’s new boxing sensation Nikhat Zareen has created history on Sunday. She won the gold medal by winning the final of the Women’s World Boxing Championship being played at the Indira Gandhi National Stadium. This is Nikhat’s second consecutive gold medal in the World Championship. Earlier, he had won the medal last year as well, but this medal is special for Nikhat. Nikhat is the first Indian boxer after her idol Mary Kom to win two gold medals in the World Championships. So far, Mary Kom has won six gold in the World Championships and Nikhat is next.
Apart from these two, Sarita, LC Lekha and Jaini have won medals for India in the World Championships. Last year, Nikhat won the gold medal in the final of the championship played in Istanbul and opened her account in this tournament. He continued his performance in India as well.
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Mother saw the final match for the first time
It was a special moment for Nikhat as this time her mother Parveen was watching her match. This was the first time Nikhat’s mother was watching her daughter compete in the World Championship. Nikhat had said before the final match that her mother would come to see her World Championship final match for the first time and in such a situation she would not want to disappoint her mother. When Nikhat won the medal, her mother, who was sitting in the audience, burst into tears. Her happiness knew no bounds. She was clapping loudly on her daughter’s victory.
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most difficult medal
After winning the match, Nikhat said that it was the toughest match of his career. He said that this was his most difficult medal in this weight category. He said that this medal is in the name of the country, the domestic audience who came to support him. He said that he is happy to become the world champion for the second time.
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