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Boxing: Women’s Elite World Championships; Mesiano also in the semifinals

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Ukraine, Borrell:

(ANSA) – ISTANBUL, MAY 16 – Second safe medal (badly, it will be bronze) for the Italian boxing team engaged in the Elite women’s World Championships in Istanbul. After Irma Testa, Alessia Mesiano, who fights in the 60 kg category, also gained access to the semifinals by winning with a unanimous verdict (5-0), and boxing with ease, the quarter-final match that opposed her to the Greek Cani . Mesiano, a 30-year-old native of Latina, has already won a career world gold, in 2016 in Astana in the 57 kg.

The other blue, from Fiumicino, Giordana ‘Caterpillar’ Sorrentino, who lost 4-1 against Uzbek Yokubova in a 50 kg match.

It should be remembered that these Women’s Elite World Championships award cash prizes to the athletes who go to the podium: $ 100,000 for gold, $ 50,000 for silver and $ 25,000 for bronze.


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Source: Ansa

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