Saweety defeated Uzbekistan's Dilnovaz Narkhodzhayeva 3-0 to set up a clash with home favourite Yang Xiaoli, who got the better of Kazakhstan's Moldir Bazarbayeva 2-1 in her last-four stage bout.

However, the rest of the Indians in action fell by the wayside in the semifinals.

In the 54kg division, Meena Kumari was outpunched 0-3 by Filipino Nesty Petecio.World Championships silver-medallist Sarjubala Shamjetsabam (48kg) also went down by a similar margin to China's E Naiyan.

Pwilao Basumatary (57kg) and Seema Punia, too, met a similar fate. While Basumatary lost 0-3 to Thailand's Tassamelee Thongjan, Punia bowed out after being beaten 0-3 by China's Wang Shijin.

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