Boxam International: Indian men's team hit by COVID-19 as three boxers forced to withdraw from finals
Olympic-bound Ashish Kumar (75kg) tested positive for the virus and as a result of being his roommates, Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) were forced to withdraw from the finals on Sunday night.
Vikas Krishan, Manish Kaushik enter semi-finals of Boxam International Tournament, Amit Panghal eliminated
Olympic-bound Vikas and Manish, both bronze-winners from the world championships and the Commonwealth Games, joined Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) in the last-four stage.
Boxam International Tournament: MC Mary Kom enters semi-finals; all eight Indian men through to quarters
The 37-year-old Mary Kom, who had not competed since her Tokyo qualification last year in Jordan, defeated Italian Giordana Sorrentino with a split verdict in the quarter-final stage of the event.
Boxam International Tournament: Mohammed Hussamuddin joins MC Mary Kom, Amit Panghal and other Indians in quarters
While 12 of them either got byes or benefitted from the small size of their respective draws, Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) defeated local hope Joan Manuel Torres in his opening bout on Tuesday.
Boxam International Tournament: MC Mary Kom, Amit Panghal among 12 Indian boxers in quarter-finals as draws unveiled
The tournament features all of India's nine Tokyo Olympics-bound boxers along with five others.
Mary, who is a six-time world champion, last competed at the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Jordan in March last year.