All the finalists are set at AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Ulan Ude, Russia.
India and Russia fight for gold in the light flyweight
Indian hope Manju Rani fought against Chuthamat Raksat of Thailand in semi-finals. She won with split decision 4:1. The 4th seeded Demie Resztan (ENG) met 2nd seeded Ekaterina Paltseva (RUS). The Russian won on points with split decision 4:1.
European champion Paltseva and Rani fight for the top position.
Flyweight fight for gold is between Russia and Turkey
Top-seeded defending champion Choi Mi Pang from DPR Korea surprisingly lost against Liliya Aetbaeva (RUS).
Mary Kom from India claimed her historical 8th medal of the World Championships, but couldn’t make it in final. In semi-finals 36-years-old Magnificent Mary lost to young Turkish hope second-seeded Busenaz Cakiroglu with split decision 1:4.
Aetbaeva and Cakiroglu face each other for gold.
Bantamweight medals go to Chinese Taipei and France
Top-seeded Hsiao-Wen Huang (TPE) had three unanimous wins on her way to the top. On the semi-final, she defeated Jamuna Boro (IND).
Her rival in the final third-seeded Caroline Cruveillier of France had a victory against Mikiah Kreps (USA).
Hsiao-Wen Huang and Caroline Cruveillier are in the final.
Featherweight top-2 are Russia and the Philippines
Defending champion Yu-Ting Lin (TPE) made 3 unanimous victories in a row but couldn’t make it against Liudmila Vorontsova (RUS). The Russian won in a tough fight with split decision 3:2.
Nesthy Petecio (PHI) defeated Karriss Artingstall (ENG) on her way to final – 4:1.
Home crowd favorite Vorontsova goes to the ring against Petecio in the final.
Lightweight prize winners are China and Brazil
Finnish star first seeded Mira Potkonen fought against Cong Wang (CHN) to reach the final and surprisingly lost 1:4. The Chinese was super confident at this tournament, although not seeded.
Brazilian Beatriz Ferreira won against Rashida Ellis from the USA with split decision 4:1.
Ferreira and Wang fight for the title.
Light welterweight medalists are from China and Italy
Defending champion Dan Dou from China went to the semi-final against third-seeded Ekaterina Dynnik (RUS). In the spectacular fight, Dan Dou celebrated a split decision victory 3:0.
Italian Angela Carini met with Milana Safronova (KAZ) and had a split decision victory 4:1.
Carini and Dou meet against each other for the gold.
Welterweight medal winners are China and Turkey
Liu Yang from China fought third-seeded Lovlina Borgohain (IND) and won wit split decision 3:2.
Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey defeated Saadat Dalgatova of Russia with split decision 3:2.
The final Liu Yang vs Surmeneli is set.
Middleweight triumph goes to Netherlands and Wales
First-seeded Nouchka Fontijn had split decision victory against 8th seeded Tammara Thibeault of Canada – 4:1.
Another semi-final pair is Khadija Mardi, the only Moroccan reached medal, against second-seeded Lauren Price (WAL). The Welsh celebrate a unanimous victory.
Fontijn and Price meet for gold medal bout.
Light heavyweight medal deserved Russia and Turkey
Two semi-finals pairs in light heavyweight were Lina Wang (CHN) vs Zenfira Magomedalieva (RUS) and Huong Ngyuen Thi (VIE) vs Elif Guneri (TUR).
Magomedalieva won Lina Wang with split decision 4:0 and proceed to the final. Huong Ngyuen Thi (VIE) unanimously lost to Guneri.
Russian and Turkish boxers meet in the final.
Medals of heavyweight go to China and Kazakhstan
First seeded Chinese Xiaoli Yang unanimously won Dina Islambekova of Kazakhstan.
Danielle Perkins (USA) met with Katsiaryna Kavaleva (BLR) and finished the bout with RSC in the second round.
Xiaoli Yang and Perkins fight for the title.
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