Young Mongolians as Mungunsaran Balsan and Namuun Monkhor shined in the Volnova Prizes Women’s Tournament on Day3
The third competition day was held in the Volnova Prizes Women’s Tournament in Kazakhstan’s capital city in Astana where the winners advanced to the semi-finals. Mongolia’s teenage talents such as Mungunsaran Balsan and Namuun Monkhor both advanced to the semi-finals following their superb performance on Day3.
Astana hosted the 2016 edition of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships and the 2010 ASBC Asian Confederation Women’s Boxing Championships. The Volnova Prizes Women’s Tournament is a new event in the international boxing map and many top nations are using it as preparation for the upcoming Bangkok ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships.
Mongolia’s Mungunsaran Balsan impressed at the light flyweight (48kg)
Mongolia’s Mungunsaran Balsan had successful youth and junior career in our sport and joined to the elite level in 2018. The 19-year-old Mongolian light flyweight (48kg) boxer had to meet with Uzbekistan’s National Champion Gulasal Sultanaliyeva who joined to the international events last year. Both boxers were born in 1999 but the more experienced Mongolian was able to beat her Uzbek rival in Astana. Kazakhstan’s favourites in this weight class such as Aigerim Kasenayeva and Alua Balkybekova both won their quarter-finals in the Volnova Prizes Women’s Tournament.
Kazakhstan’s AIBA Women’s World Champion Dina Zholaman eliminated her main national rival in the quarter-finals
Kazakhstan’s Astana 2016 AIBA Women’s World Champion Dina Zholaman was not enough successful last year, but she returned in top form to the international stage. The 27-year-old bantamweight (54kg) boxer triumphed over her main national rival Rano Parkhatova winning their contest by unanimous decision. AIBA Women’s Youth World Champion Balaussa Muzdiman of Almaty Region and Aigerim Oshakbay both advanced to the semi-finals at the bantamweight (54kg) from the host nation’s squad.
Mongolia’s another talent Namuun Monkhor won her contest by RSC on Day3
Mongolia’s AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships bronze medallist Namuun Monkhor will be turning to 20 only later this year but she had more than 100 bouts during her career. The Mongolian lightweight (60kg) talent started better her quarter-final than Kazakhstan’s Murazimova and controlled the fight. Monkhor did not wait for the end of the bout and stopped her opponent in the third round using her physical advantage. Kazakhstan’s favourites as New Delhi 2018 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships bronze medallist Karina Ibragimova and Aizhan Khodzhabekova, who reached the same result in Astana in 2016, both advanced to the semi-finals.
Fariza Sholtay and Moldir Bazarbayeva both defeated tough rivals on Day3
Kazakhstan is strong at the women’s light heavyweight (81kg) and both of their bests won their quarter-final bouts in the third competition day. Fariza Sholtay, who attended in the New Delhi 2018 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, used her strength to beat Uzbekistan’s Ezozakhon Melieva in their meeting. Following that Moldir Bazarbayeva, who represented Kazakhstan at the Ho Chi Minh City 2017 ASBC Asian Confederation Women’s Boxing Championships, landed tough punches and eliminated Ukraine’s AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships bronze medallist Anastasia Chernokolenko.
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