Indian boxer Simranjit Kaur
Indian boxer Simranjit Kaur

I dedicate this win to my mother: Simranjit after qualifying for Tokyo Olympics

ANI | Updated: Mar 10, 2020 11:19 IST


Amman [Jordan], Mar 10 (ANI): Indian boxer Simranjit Kaur (60 kg) who qualified for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday dedicated the win to her mother.
Kaur stormed into the semi-final of Asian/Oceanian Olympic Qualifiers defeating Mongolia's Namuun Monkhor 5-0.
"I was in immense pressure before the game. The opponent was second-seeded and it was a tough fight. So I gave my 100 per cent right from the start," Simranjit said in a video posted by Boxing Federation on twitter.

"So I boxed according to the strategy and finally I have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. I dedicate this win to my mother who hasn't slept properly for days. This win is for India," she added.
Simranjit will next take on Shih-Yi Wu of Chinese Taipei in the semi-final of the event. (ANI)



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