The National Boxing Camp is on at Patiala but Sarita is not part of it. At present, she is training at her home in Manipur.
Sarita, a gold-medallist in the 2006 New Delhi edition of the showpiece, was chasing her maiden world medal in over a decade.
The 37-year-old Sarita has three World Championships medal -- a gold in 2006 and a bronze each in 2005 and 2008.
India swept the medals in four men's categories (52kg, 81kg, 91kg and +91kg) and three in women's (51kg, 57kg and 75kg) to conclude their campaign with 12 of the 18 gold medals up for grabs.
Chasing a historic sixth gold and first medal since 2010, the 35-year-old Mary Kom registered a convincing 5-0 win over Kessenayeva in her opening bout of the tournament.
Mary, Sarita are strong contenders for the gold in their respective weight categories in what is possibly the last world championships of both their careers.
Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom is yet to set foot inside the ring but is through to the semis owing to the small size of the draw in the light flyweight 48kg category.
Sarita defeated Haryana's Monika 5-0 to set up a clash with Railways Sports Promotion Board's Pavitra. Pavitra got the better of Uttarakhand's Priyanka Choudhary 5-0.
Sarita, a former world champion eyeing her sixth medal at the Asian meet, defeated Maftunakhon Melieva of Uzbekistan, while Sonia edged past Kazakhstan's Nazym Ichshanova in the quarterfinals.
The Olympic bronze-medallist had announced her decision to shuffle between 48kg and 51kg categories, depending on tournaments.
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