Tokyo 2020: Pooja Rani beat Algeria’s Ichrak Chaib in the women’s 75kg category to move one step closer towards assuring herself and India of a medal in Japan.
Pooja Rani won by a unanimous 5-0 decision against Ichrak Chaib in the round of 16
30-year-old Pooja used all her experience to control the three-round bout against Chaib, who’s 10 years her junior
Pooja Rani was the first Indian athlete to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in March last year
Boxer Pooja Rani continued her superb form in the Tokyo Olympics and made her way into the quarterfinals of the women’s 75kg middleweight quarterfinals by defeating Algeria’s Ichrak Chaib in the round of 16 on Wednesday.