As expected Maisnam Meenakumari too beat her Chinese opponent Liu Piao Piao in bantam weight category by 2:1. In her first bout she got bye as her opponent did not turn up and entered the quarter final. In quarter final she met a tough boxer of hosts China. However she beat comfortably by 2:1. In semi final, she will box against Filipino boxer.
With her advance to the semi final, she has also assured India of another medal after Shamjetsabam Sarjubala.