Asian Games 2018: Boxers Vikas Krishan, Amit Panghal, Dheeraj Rangi advance to quarters; Mohammed Hussamuddin bows out
Commonwealth Games medal-winning duo of Vikas Krishan (75kg), Dheeraj Rangi (64kg) and ( Amit Panghal (49kg) on Monday advanced to the quarter-finals of the Asian Games boxing competition at Jakarta, while Mohammed Hussamuddin (56kg) bowed out.
In bouts held last last night, Amit defeated Germany's Christopher Goman 5-0, while Gaurav recorded a comprehensive win over Russia's Vadim Kudriakov by a similar margin.
Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament: Mary Kom advances to semis, assured of third successive international medal
Five-time world champion MC Mary Kom (48kg) today assured herself of a third successive international medal by advancing to the semifinals of the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament for men and women in Sofia on Thursday.
Satish Kumar (+91kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) notched up facile wins to enter the second round of the AIBA's World Olympic Qualification
India have not sent any entry in the 56kg category as boxer Shiva Thapa qualified for the Rio Games during the Asian qualifiers in March.
L Devendro Singh and Vikas Krishan will be spearheading a nine-strong Indian boxing team picked for the AIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
Asian Olympic Qualifying: Indian boxers Mary Kom, Shiva Thapa make semi-finals, one step away from Rio Olympic berth
Three Indian boxers, including top seeds M C Mary Kom (51kg) and Shiva Thapa (56kg), stood just one win away from clinching an Olympic berth after they advanced to the semifinals of the Asia/Oceania Qualifying Tournament on Tuesday.