Boxing: Vikas and Simranjeet in remaining, Mary Kom wins bronze

by Jeremy Spirogis
India's cleanest city for 4th consecutive time


Commonwealth Games gold medalists Vikas Krishnan (69) and Simranjit Kaur (60) entered the ultimate on Tuesday of their weight class within the Asia / Oceania Olympic qualifier boxing match, whereas MC Mary Kom (51 kg), Amit Panghal (52), Lavlina Borgohain (69) and Pooja Rani (75) needed to accept bronze medal after shedding within the semi-finals.

Vikas, Simranjeet, Mary, Panghal, Lavlina and Pooja have already reached the semi-finals by quota for the Tokyo Olympics. Vikas and Simranjeet have secured at the very least a silver medal for themselves by reaching the finals. Vikas defeated second-seeded and two-time World Championship bronze winner Abelakhan Zahusupov of Kazakhstan 3–2 in a detailed conflict. <! –


Vikas, 28, will face Eshah Hussain of Jordan on Wednesday within the remaining. Simranjit defeated Chinese Taipei's Shih Yi Wu 4-1 within the semi-finals. Simranjeet will face Yongjie Oh of South Korea within the remaining. Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51 kg) needed to accept a bronze by shedding 2-Three to Yuan Chang of China within the semi-finals. World Championship silver winner and prime seed Panghal misplaced 2-Three in a detailed conflict with Xian Guan Hu of Chin and in addition acquired a bronze medal.

In one other match, two-time World Championship bronze winner and second seed Borgohain misplaced 0–5 to 3rd seed and 2018 world silver winner Hong Gu of China. Borgohain additionally acquired a bronze medal. Asian Championship gold winner Pooja Rani (75) was defeated 5–Zero by China's Qian Li within the semi-finals. Meanwhile, Sachin Kumar (81) beat Vietnam's Mah Kyong Enguyen 4–1 within the first Box of Bout. He will face Shabos Negmatulaev of Tajikistan within the final Box of Bout and can win the Olympic quota on profitable it.

World Championship bronze medalist Manish Kaushik will face Harrison Garside of Australia within the Box of Bout on Wednesday within the 63kg and Manish will even get a quota if he wins this match. India has achieved eight Olympic quotas from this match and has equaled its finest efficiency by securing eight quota locations within the 2012 London Olympics.

India received six quota locations within the final Rio Olympics in 2016. If Sachin and Manish obtain the quota tomorrow then it would change into India's finest efficiency. Indian boxers who did not win the quota within the Asian qualifiers will get an opportunity to win the quota within the World Qualifiers to be held in Paris in May.

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