World Championships target achieved, Nikhat Zareen’s eyes on Olympic fame boxing news

World Championships target achieved, Nikhat Zareen’s eyes on Olympic fame  boxing news
New Delhi: But fresh from his adventures world boxing championship, Nikhat Zareen have now firmly set their sights on a first-place finish among equals at the Paris Olympics with a top podium finish during the 2024 edition of the quadrennial extravaganza.
Zareen won the coveted gold medal in Thailand’s flyweight (52kg) category with an easy 5-0 victory. Jitpong Jutamas In the final of the Women’s World Championship in Istanbul on 19 May, thus becoming only the fifth Indian boxer to become a world champion.

2019 Asian Championships bronze medalist Zareen said, “I am glad that I have won a gold medal at the World Championships for the country and in future also I would like to work harder and continue to win medals for India.” during a felicitation function jointly organized by Sports Authority of India and the National Federation (BFI) on Tuesday

“Olympics is my ultimate goal but to be successful there I have to work very hard because I know how big a competition the Olympics is? I have to give double what I have tried so far.
“Now I have more responsibility.”
It has been a rough journey for Zareen since winning the gold medal in the flyweight division at the Women’s Junior and Youth World Boxing Championships in Turkey in 2011.

‘My time has come’, says new world champion boxer Nikhat Zareen

In the 2019 edition of the Senior World Championships, Mary Kom was favored over Zareen because of her consistent performances, while the latter was asked by the BFI for a fair trial. mark como went on to claim his eighth world medal, a bronze. An emotional Zareen said, “The journey has been great. It was not easy as I have seen many ups and downs, but it inspired me to stand where I am today.”
BFI President during the event Ajay Singh Reminds Zareen of her future goals. “I want a special commitment from Nikhat (Zareen). Today she stands here as a world champion but next time she should stand here as an Olympic champion,” he said.
Sports Minister was also present in the program Anurag ThakurWho lauded the stellar performance of Indian boxers, SAI Director General Sandeep Pradhan among others.