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Telangana CM congratulates World champion Nikhat

Source: PTI
May 19, 2022 23:56 IST
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Nikhat Zareen won gold in the flyweight category to become the Women's World Boxing Champion

IMAGE: Nikhat Zareen won gold in the flyweight category to become the Women's World Boxing Champion. Photograph: ANI/Twitter

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday congratulated Nikhat Zareen on claiming the gold medal and being crowned champion at the Women's World Boxing Championship in Istanbul on Thursday.

 

In a release from the CMO, Rao complimented Nikhat for unfurling the Indian flag at the international sports platform.

The CM said it was a proud moment as Nikhat, who hails from Nizamabad district of Telangana, stood as the world boxing champion.

Nikhat Zareen, clinched the coveted gold in flyweight (52kg) division with a facile 5-0 win over Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas in the final of the Women's World Championship.

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