The unfair match Asian Games boxing Lightweight (60 kg) Sarita Devi Laishram vs Ji Na Park (semifinal) 30 September, 2014


Controversy gripped the boxing competition in the 2014 Asian Games at Incheon on Tuesday after India’s Sarita Devi lost her lightweight semifinal bout against South Korea’s Jina Park. The Indian contingent was angry after the judges awarded the fight to Park, a bout that was clearly dominated by Sarita.

At first it seemed like Sarita pushing her blows on Na Park but not landing much compared to Park, but into the second round clearly Sarita was dominating and the Korean did had a chance. Sarita also dominated well in her 3rd and 4th rounds, in fact she did very well at 3rd round, but it all went in vain. tough luck for Sarita. Some of Sarita’s achivements listed below.

5 time Asian Championship Gold medalist, 2 time World Championship medalist, Arjuna Awardee
Manipur, India, DOB – 01 March 1985
Event – Light weight (60 kg)
World Rank 7

5th Asian Women Boxing Championship, Kazakistan-24th-30th May, 2010- Gold Medal
Silver medal, Commonwealth Games 2014. Glasgow
4th Indoor Asian Games, Hanoi, Vietnam-Nov.2009 – Silver
9th World police and Fire Games, British Columbia, Canada, August 2009 – Gold
AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, Ningbo City, China 22nd to 29th Nov. 2008 – Bronze
WITCH Cup Women Boxing Tournament Hungary 2nd to 7th Sept. – Silver
ASBC 4th Asian Women Boxing Championship, Guwahati, India 23rd to 28th Sept. – Gold
4th World Women Boxing Championship, New Delhi 17th to 24th Nov. 2006 – Gold,
3rd World Women Boxing Championship, Russia 26th Sept. to 2nd October 2005 – Bronze
3rd Asian Women Boxing Championship, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 5th to 12th August 2005 – Gold
World Women Boxing Tournament, Norway 27t Apr to 2nd May 2005 – Silver
DSF 2004 Indian Amateur Boxing Competition, Dubai 10th to 11 Feb 2004 – Gold
2nd Asian Women Boxing Championship, Hisar, India 19th to 22 Nov. 2003 – Gold
Ahmet Coment International Boxing Championship, Turkey 15th to 22nd April 2003 – Bronze
1st Asian Women Boxing Championship, Bangkok, Thailand 25th to 29th August – Silver

Source http://www.olympicgoldquest.in/laishram-sarita-devi/

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