Lin Yu-Ting recorded a win in her opening bout today ©IBA

World champion Lin Yu-Ting was one of the first women's winners at the Asian Boxing Championships, with competition starting for them on day three in Amman.

The Chinese Taipei athlete was in action in the first women's match of the tournament, comprehensively beating Mijgona Samadova of Tajikistan unanimously in the under-57 kilogram category.

Joining her in the next round at the same weight was Nilawan Techasuep from Thailand, who won favour with all judges, beating Mongolian Monkhor Namuun.

Tajikistan's Shoira Zulkaynarova defeated Japan's Tanaka Rinka unanimously in the women's under-60kg tournament, while Panpatchara Somnuek of Thailand recorded a convincing win against Khadichabonu Abdullaeva from Uzbekistan at under-63kg.

Tsukimi Namiki of Japan was one of three winners in the women's under-50kg tournament, beating Savita from India unanimously, while Nazym Kyzaibay from Kazakhstan won on a narrow 3-2 split decision against Thailand's Chuthamat Raksat.

Thi Tam Nguyen of Vietnam won by a 4-1 split decision too over Aira Cordero Villegas from the Philippines.

Thailand's Thipsatcha Yodwaree won unanimously in the women's under-48kg category too over Althea Shine Pores from the Philippines.

In the men's under-80kg, another Thai fighter progressed - the world bronze medallist Weerapon Jongjoho defeated Cambodia's Anvar Nasredinov 4-1 on a split decision.

Cambodia claimed a win in the men's under-92kg tournament thanks to Abdulla Rajapov, who unanimously won against Jung Han-eul from South Korea, while hosts Jordan were victorious in the men's under-86kg thanks to Odai Riyad Adealhindawi's unanimous win over Taganmyrat Gurbanov of Turkmenistan.