Asian Boxing Championship: Sakshi Choudhary loses final spot on bout review

Indian boxer Sakshi Choudhary (54kg) has misplaced her final spot within the Asian Championships after her rival, top-seeded Kazakh Dina Zholaman, efficiently challenged the slim victory that the two-time youth world champion had clinched within the last-four stage.

Sakshi had prevailed 3-2 within the regulation bout however the resolution was challenged by the Kazakh group and finally overturned.

“Kazakhstan’s Dina Zholaman defeated India’s Sakshi Choudhary on the ladies’s bantamweight (54kg),” the Asian Boxing Confederation introduced.

Zholaman was the declared winner within the official end result sheet that got here out on the finish of the day’s proceedings late on Thursday night time.

“The Kazakh group sought a review of the third spherical, which it felt ought to have been scored in favour of their boxer. On review, the jury discovered their competition to be right and overturned the unique verdict,” a supply within the Indian contingent instructed PTI.

The bout review system was launched by the Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (AIBA) in 2019.

The group supervisor or the pinnacle coach of the shedding boxer will get quarter-hour after the choice is introduced to submit their protest and full the paperwork for it within the subsequent half-hour.

Choices with scores 5-0 or 4-1 should not reviewable beneath this method.

Every group is allowed as much as two failed evaluations.

“If the Technical Delegate determines, after consulting the Bout Review Jury, that the protest must be allowed to proceed, the bout might be reviewed by the Jury � the Observer, the Referee Evaluator and the Decide Evaluator,” the AIBA had stated.

In case of a protest claiming that an AIBA technical rule was violated by the referee, the aggrieved group has to specify the breach, the spherical wherein it allegedly happened, and the way it affected the final end result.

The jury’s resolution should be unanimous and might be final.

With this, Indian ladies boxers’ presence within the finals has been lowered to 4.

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg), Lalbuatsaihi (64kg), Pooja Rani (75kg) and Anupama (+81kg) entered the finals after profitable their bouts on Thursday.

Of those, Pooja bought a walkover after her opponent pulled out.

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