Boro won against Lesotho's Ntsike Mofalali in a Technical Knockout (TKO) in her opening featherweight 57kg bout. The Indian forced two knockdowns within two minutes of the bout's start which Mofalali could not withstand.
In fact, the boxer from Lesotho collapsed in the ring when counting was on following the second knockdown after a ferocious display by Boro.
Boro will now be up against the winner of the clash between Ukraine's Anhelina Bondarenko and Azerbaijan's Maryam Jabrayilova.
The men have also been performing well in the event, which has for the first time, combined the competition for both the genders.
Late last night, Sandeep Kumar (60kg) defeated Latvia's Ralfs Ausmanis 3-0 in a clinical performance. He will now square off against Czech Republic's Lukas Dekys.
Earlier, Asian silver-medallists Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Neel Kamal Singh (75kg) were among the fours Indians who were handed first-round byes in the tournament, which would double up as a qualifying event for the Youth Olympics to be held in Nanjing, China from August 16 to 28.
Manjeet (69kg) and Manju Bombariya (75kg) are the other Indians to get a bye in the tournament.
The youngsters, all in the age bracket of 17 and 18, will have to reach at least the semi-finals of the world event to make the cut for the Youth Olympics.
The Indians are competing under the International Boxing Association (AIBA) flag due to the termination of the Indian Boxing Federation following its failure to comply with the world body’s directives on holding elections.
India had won a couple of silver medals and a bronze in the previous edition in Yerevan, Armenia.


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