Last standing Andiego falls at IBA World Boxing Championships

Hit Squad women captain Elizabeth Andiego was the last boxer to be eliminated IBA Women World Boxing Championships in New Delhi, India.

Today, the light heavyweight bout lost to Kazakhstan’s Fariza Sholtay in a unanimous decision by the judges in the quarterfinals.

Following her loss, it means that Kenya will leave India without a medal where her opponent Sholtay will face Chinese Lina Wang, who also bundled out Timea Nagy from Hungary in one of the semi-finals

While home boxer Saweety Saweety will take on Chutee Pornnipa from Thailand in the other light heavyweight semi-final.

Africa heavyweight silver medallist Andiego’s exit marked the end of the road for Kenya.

She followed former Commonwealth Games flyweight bronze medallist Christine Ongare who was eliminated on Tuesday by Turkey’s Erivan Barut.

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