ENGLAND’S Demie-Jade Resztan and Kerry Davis secured their places in the quarter-final stages of the Women’s World Boxing Championships following last 16 victories.
First up was Resztan who put in a strong showing on her way to earning a unanimous win over Japan’s Madoka Wada in the minimumweight contest.
She will now be up against the host nation’s Ayse Cagirir in the next round where a win will guarantee she leaves Istanbul with a medal.
Davis also secured her place in the quarter-final after she was handed a walkover against Germany’s Irina-Nicoletta in the final bout of the day’s action.
The 25-year-old will look to make it three wins from three when she faces Davina Michel of France on Monday 16th May.
Two boxers from Great Britain compete tomorrow (Sunday 15th May)
Flyweight Charley Davison takes on Tonga’s Hainite Tuitupuo for a place in the quarter-final stages at approximately 12.45pm UK time.
Shona Whitwell also competes for a place in her respective quarter-final. She will box Natalia Sadrina of Serbia in the lightweight contest at 17.30pm