In Boxing, six-time world champion Mary Kom has entered the women's 51kg category final by defeating Nikhat Zareen while men pugilists dominated the ring today by making it an all-Indian gold-medal clash in seven categories in the India Open. Mary Kom overcame stiff resistance to beat promising Nikhat Zareen 4-1 at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium in Guwahati in Assam today. Mary Kom will face Vanlal Duati of Mizoram in the gold-medal bout tomorrow.

In the men's section, 17 Indians stormed into the final in 10 weight categories. Former world youth champion Sachin Siwach registered an upset win over reigning Commonwealth Games champion Gaurav Solanki to set up a 51kg gold medal clash against Asian Games gold medalist Amit Panghal. Shiva Thapa also remained on course to clinching a gold as he fended off a strong challenge from his Polish opponent D Krystian Sczepanski to emerge 5-0 winner. He will face Manish Kaushik in the 60kg final tomorrow

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