The Asian Games Test Event is running in Indonesia where Chinese Taipei’s Lin Yu Ting opened with a success
The boxing tournament of the Asian Games Test Event began in the Indonesian capital in Jakarta which is the active preparation for the local organizers before the main multisport event of the year. Chinese Taipei’s defending ASBC Asian Women’s Champion Lin Yu Ting opened her campaign with a sensational triumph in Jakarta where she defeated Japan’s No.1 Madoka Wada with top performance.
Jakarta will be the host of the upcoming Asian Games which will be taking place from August 18 until September 2. Boxing is a traditional sport in the official program of the Asian Games and all of our continents’ best boxers have been preparing hard to be competitive in the multisport event in August.
Indonesia’s Aldriani Beatrichx Suguro is member of the national team since 2012 and competed in several big events as the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships as well. The 23-year-old boxer competed at the flyweight (51kg) in the Test Event and opened her campaign with a success against Singapore’s Rafhana Binte Rosli who is newcomer in the national squad.
Chinese Taipei’s defending ASBC Asian Women’s Champion and Bets Boxer of that Ho Chi Minh City event Lin Yu Ting moved back to the flyweight (51kg) but she was enough smart to win her first challenge against such a top boxer as Japan’s AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships bronze medallist Madoka Wada. Lin used her longer hands and won their contest by unanimous decision in Jakarta.
India’s Shashi Chopra is the defending AIBA Women’s Youth World Champion at the featherweight (57kg) who joined to the elite level only in January. The 18-year-old Indian talent has been fighting for her place in the national top team and started the Test Event with confident performance. Chopra used her longer reach and her tactic was enough to beat Singapore’s young Nur Sabrina Binte Mohamed Faizal in Jakarta.
Chinese Taipei’s next top woman boxer ASBC Asian Confederation Women’s Boxing Championships bronze medallist Huang Hsiao Wen had physical and height advantage in the first round of the featherweight (57kg) when she met with Indonesia’s Southeast Asian Games silver medallist Christina Marwan Jembay. Huang had a few difficulties in the first round but she was able to turn up the heat from the second and eliminated Indonesia’s tough lady who claimed bronze in the Indian Open Boxing Tournament this year.
Japan’s National Champion at the light flyweight (49kg) Tomoya Tsuboi qualified for the Doha 2015 AIBA World Boxing Championships during his career and returned after an injury. The 21-year-old Japanese controlled his opening contest against Philippines’ Kit Ceron Garces and secured his place in the next round. Tsuboi used his excellent footwork to dominate his fight over his younger Filipino rival.
Indonesia’s President’s Cup winner Mario Kali returned to his original light flyweight (49kg) and proved he could be one of the best host nation boxer in the Asian Games Test Event. The 23-year-old Indonesian did enough to beat Chinese Taipei’s FISU University World Boxing Championships silver medallist Tu Po Wei in the first competition day.