Day 1 Results - Bad start for Southeast Asian boxers as afternoon session begins in Astana. In the Flyweight category (51kg) Sarah Ourahmoune of France defeated Thi Bang Le of Vietnam while in the Middle weight class category, Sema Caliskan of Turkey defeated Thailand's Sudaporn Seesondee via walk-over.
Both Flyweight (51kg) and Middleweight (75kg) classes are Olympic weight categories.
Day 1 evening session continues as Vietnam's Thi Duyen Luu battles Denmark's boxers in the Lightweight category (60kg) and Thailand's Tassamalee Thongjan competes against Sri Lanka's Vidusika Mohotti in the same class.
Philippines on the other hand, will start their campaign on the second day - May 20.