With a victory, the Colombian Diana Romero will secure a medal in the Elite World Boxing Championship that began this Monday in Istanbul (Turkey).
In the division of 81 kilograms (light heavy), there are only nine competitors registered and Romero was exempt in the first round, according to the draw.
That is, it will go directly to the quarterfinals.
In that phase, next Monday, the winner between the Turkish Sennur Demir and the Kazakh Lazzat Kungeibayeva, who will fight on Friday the 13th, will be measured.
Romero, a native of Tunja, won the gold medal in the Senior Continental Championship in Guayaquil (Ecuador) last March.
In the twelfth edition of the World Cup for Seniors, in Istanbul, Colombia has three boxers.
The team captain is the bronze medalist of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics in the 51 kilograms, Íngrit Valencia, who settled in the division whose limit is now 50 kilograms and which has 30 participants.
Valencia will debut next Thursday against Kazakh Nazym Kyzaibay, world bronze in 2012 and world gold in 2014 and 2016.
Earlier, on Wednesday, the third Colombian of the team, Yenia Arias, will make her debut in the 57-kilogram category with 36 participants. The Colombian Olympian will have the Australian Tina Rahimi as her opponent.
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