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World Championships: Mary, Sarita sail into round 2

Published May 20, 2016, 7:18 am IST
Updated May 20, 2016, 10:03 am IST
Mary Kom
 Mary Kom

Astana: Five-time champion M.C. Mary Kom and and former Asian gold-medallist L. Sarita Devi (60kg) began their campaigns on a resounding note with comfortable victories in their opening bouts of the AIBA World Women’s Boxing Championships here on Thursday.

While Mary Kom outpunched Sweden’s Juliana Soderstrom 3-0, Sarita got the better of Belarus’ Ala Yarshevich by a similar scoreline.



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