Big blow to India in Asian Games, World Champion Nikhat Zareen lost in semi-finals, had to be satisfied with bronze.


India suffered a big setback in the Asian Games 2023 on Sunday. India’s hopes in the Asian Games have been dashed. The eyes of thousands of Indian fans were on Zareen. Indian fans were hopeful that boxer Nikhat Zareen would return home after winning the gold medal in the Asian Games this time. However, Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen has lost in the semi-finals.

With this defeat of Nikhat in the semi-finals, India’s hope of winning gold medal in boxing has also ended. Let us tell you that in 50 kg category, Nikhat Zareen has to face defeat from Thailand’s boxer. The match between the two players was very exciting. However, Indian veteran Nikit Zareen had to face two-three defeats, which also shattered India’s dream of winning the gold medal in the Asian Games. After losing in the semi-finals, Nikhat Zareen has been successful in winning the bronze medal. This is India’s 43rd medal in the Asian Games 2023.

Nikhat failed to give her best performance in the first two rounds of the semi-final match. Nikhat lagged behind in the first two matches but made a comeback in the third and fourth rounds. However, even after making a comeback in two rounds, she could not win this semi-final match. The final match proved to be very heavy for him. In the last round, the Thai boxer was successful in hitting good shots against the Indian standard.

Let us tell you that on Friday, world champion Nikhat Zareen had made her place in the semi-final match by defeating Jordan’s Hanan Nassar in the quarterfinal match. Along with making it to the semi-finals, Nikhat Zareen had also confirmed her quota for Paris Olympics 2024. In the quarter-final match, Nikhat Zareen was aggressive from the beginning. During the entire tournament, the World Champion succeeded in defeating his opponents by 53 seconds in a 3-minute round.

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