I’ve hit energy-saving mode: Nikhat Zareen on preparations for Olympic debut

New Delhi, May 8 (PTI) A long-cherished Olympic debut just about three months away, two-time world champion boxer Nikhat Zareen has hit “energy-saving mode” ahead of her date with destiny.

So, she is off social media, is embracing solitude, devouring sweets on her cheat days, and binge-watching Netflix magnum opus ‘Heeramandi’.

Zareen, who is a medal favourite in the 50kg category, believes activities that might sound like leisure to many, are actually legitimate ways to ensure that she has a calm frame of mind ahead of the Games beginning in Paris on July 26.

“Honestly, the feeling that I am going to be an Olympian soon hasn’t sunk in yet. As days are passing, the nervousness is increasing. But I always train my brain to focus on a good performance,” she told

Source: PTI News


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