Commonwealth Games: Boxer Nikhat Zareen clinches gold

In the women's light heavyweight championship fight, Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen defeated Northern Irish fighter Carly McNaul.

to clinch the gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Sunday. But Sagar Ahlawat will have to be content with a silver medal as he lost by an unanimous 0-5 verdict

to clinch the gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Sunday. But Sagar Ahlawat will have to be content with a silver medal as he lost by an unanimous 0-5 verdict

With a score of 5-0, Nikhat defeated English team Stubley Alfia Savannah in the semifinal.

Nikhat, 26, won his first medal at a Commonwealth Games with this achievement.

She defeated Jutamas Jitpong in the championship match to win the gold in the World Boxing Championships earlier this year.

Previously, Nikhat has also won bronze at the Asian Championships held in Bangkok in 2019.