SPORT

Hmangte unstoppable

NEW DELHI, DEC. 27. World silver medallist M.C. Merykom Hmangte of Manipur pummelled Mupil Pradhan of Bengal before the referee stopped the contest in the first round, in the preliminary round of the second senior National women's boxing championship here on Thursday.

The results (preliminary round): Pin weight: L. Sushila Devi (Man) w/o Safreon Khan (Asm); Roshani Bhusal (Meg) w/o Debashree (Tri); Monika Singh (UP) bt Ruchi Sood (Chg) RSC; Aktary Khanam (Ori) bt S. Adi Laxmi (Kar) RSC; Sindhu Mol (Ker) bt Santoshi (Cht) RSC third round; Bharti Thakur (MP) bt Ritu (Pun) RSC third round, Lalbaik Sangi (Miz) bt Pooja Devi (Har) 22-4; Kamlesh Gautam (HP) bt Aruna Kumari (AP) RSC.

Lightflyweight: Kanaka Durga (AP) bt Kavita Bisht (Del) on pts; Mc Marykom (Man) bt Mupil Pradhan (Ben) RSC; Georgina Lata (Cht) bt Sumitra Chhetri (Skm) on pts; Sharmila Devi (Har) bt Meenakshi (Pun) on pts; Shyja M. B. (Ker) bt Elizabeth (Miz) on pts; G. Parveen (TN) bt Srisha Devi (Kar) RSC second round; Durga Thapa (Uttaranchal) bt S. Prema (Pon) RSC; Mamta Panda (MP) bt Sujata Rani (Ori) RSC second round.

Flyweight: Meena Kumari (Har) bt Sunita Mohanty (Ori) RSC; Shanti R. Pator (Meg) bt Raj Rani (Kar) RSC; Yasmin Anjum (UP) bt Mimi Basnet (Ben) on pts; Nindra (HP) bt V. Mahalaxmi (AP) on pts; E. Saraswathi (TN) bt P. Nandhini (Pon) RSC second round; Rani Verma (Asm) bt Hemlata Bagadwal (Uttaranchal) 18-6; Manju Arya (Del) bt Neetu Kumari (MP) RSC second round; N. Asharani Devi (Man) bt Sandha Gurung (Skm) 14- 10.

Bantamweight: Sangdi Lepcha (Skm) bt Sugandha Paradkar (MP) on pts; Geetanjali (Del) bt Anita Kumari (Kar) RSC; Payal Subba (Asm) bt V. Janani (Pon) RSC; K. Manga Devi (AP) bt Sushma Kumari (Har) RSC; Rita Thakur (HP) bt Rita Singh (Cht) 27-22; Alpana Sharma (UP) bt Radha Thapa (Uttaranchal) RSC second round; W. Sandha Rani (Man) bt Sanghamitra (Ori) RSC; Surender Kaur (Pun) bt R. H. Thangi (Miz) RSC second round.