Faith Ramnath

LOST 5-0: Faith Ramnath

TRINIDAD and Tobago’s women boxers Tianna Guy and Faith Ramnath were both eliminated in the opening round of the 2022 IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, in Istanbul, Turkey.

Featherweight Guy, 26, followed in the footsteps of her team-mate when eliminated 5-0 by Sitora Turdibekova of Uzbekistan during Wednesday’s late session.

A day earlier, Ramnath, 21, fought in the minimum weight category where she was also unanimously beaten 5-0 by Australian Madeleine Bowen.

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