Savannah Marshall beaten at Women's World Championships

Britain's Savannah Marshall
Marshall beat Ariane Fortin of Canada to win the Commonwealth title in Glasgow

Britain's Savannah Marshall saw her world title defence end with defeat in her opening bout at the Women's World Championships in Jeju, Korea.

The 23-year-old, who won the title in 2012 and also claimed Commonwealth gold this year, lost 2:0 to Russian Yaroslava Yakushina in the 75kg class.

However, Sandy Ryan surged into the 64kg quarter-finals with a 3:0 win over Turkey's Gulsum Tatar.

Lisa Whiteside beat Thailand's Sopida Satumrum to reach the 51kg last eight.

After her 2:0 success, she now faces Canadian Mandy Bujold on Friday.

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