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Asian Games 2018 Boxing | India Vs Pakistan | Pavitra vs Rukhsana Perveen | Day 7 Live Score, Updates & Results

The bout is set to get underway shortly!
Updated: 25 August 2018 14:38 IST - Published: 25 August 2018 13:50 IST
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That is it for now. Hope to see you soon! 
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Pavitra will return in the coming days for the Quarterfinal. 
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A round and a half was all it took for the Indian to progress. 
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The Referee declared Pavitra the winner due to Rukhsana being completely blown away by her. It is very rare that you get to see this one! 
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The Indian wins by RSC (Round Stopped by Referee). 
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PAVITRA! 
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AND THE WINNER IS...
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This is rare! The referee stops the contest midway through the second round! The winner will be announced shortly. 
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Both the players have returned to the corner midway in the second round. 
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Some confusion here as the referee has stopped the fight. 
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Pavitra goes for the hits but end up opening herself for attack. Rukhsana takes advantage of this and lands a few punches of her own. 
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More of the same from the two, early in the second round. 
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Round 2 begins!
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Pavitra far more attacking. She landed more than a few punches on Rukhsana in the first round. 
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Round 1 ends!
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Rukhsana is looking to counter her Indian opponent. 
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The Indian far more attacking of the two. Her opponent, however, calm and composed in defence. 
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Pavitra tries to go on the attack but Rukhsana is firm in her defence. 
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Both the boxers going at it in the early stages. It usually takes a few seconds before they get composed. 
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The bout begins! 
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Both the boxers entering the ring now. They will be instructed by the referee before the bout begins. 
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India's Pavitra is up against Pakistan's Ruksana Perveen. 
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Just the one bout in boxing for the day, for India- Women's 60 Kg. 
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Action continues on Day 7 of the 2018 Asian Games! Athletics action begins and a there is a  lot coming up for India in other sports as well such as squash, Badminton, Volleyball, and Shooting. 

Day 6 was the best day for India in terms of the medals won, with a total of 7 coming home! India's team of Sawarn Singh, Daatu Bhokanal, Daatu Bhokanal, and Sukhmeet Singh won GOLD Men's Quadruple Sculls. Dushyant also bagged a Bronze medal for India in Rowing -- Men's Lightweight Single Sculls. Another Bronze came as Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh finished third in the Final of Men's Lightweight Double Sculls. India’s Shooting sensation Heena Sidhu finished third in Women's 10m Air Pistol to bag Bronze!

India’s Tennis Men's Doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan grabbed the GOLD medal after defeating Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik & Denis Yevseyev 6-3, 6-4 in the Final. Meanwhile, Prajnesh Gunneswaran's loss in the Men's Singles Semis meant that the ace Indian player would have to settle for a Bronze medal. There was another huge upset in Kabaddi as the Indian Women's team lost to Iran in the final, and bagged the silver medal.

With these medals, India’s tally stands at 25, which now includes 6 GOLDS, 5 SILVERS, and 14 BRONZE.

However, there is still a week to go in the Games with Boxing finally getting underway. Boxing has been one of India's best sport for years. As a result, the expectations from the Indian boxers will be high. 

Pavitra will go up against Pakistan's Rukhsana Perveen in the Women's 60 Kg Round of 16. 
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