Boxing: Vikas-Simran will get silver, India's finest with 9 Olympic quota

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Commonwealth Games gold medalists Vikas Krishnan (69) and Simranjit Kaur (60) received silver medals within the Asia / Oceania Olympic qualifier boxing match on Wednesday. India received a complete of eight medals together with two silver and 6 bronze within the match and India achieved their finest by securing 9 quotas for the Tokyo Olympics to be held this 12 months.

World Championship bronze medalist Manish Kaushik (63 kg) gave India the ninth Olympic quota on the ultimate day of the competitors. India secured eight quota locations within the 2012 London Olympics, which it has now left behind with 9 quota. <! –

                 India received 6 quota locations within the final Rio Olympics of 2016.

India has achieved 4 out of the 5 Olympic quota for girls and 57 kg quota is but to be performed. India has achieved 5 out of eight quotas within the males's class and 57, 81 and 91 kg are but to realize the quota. Commonwealth Games gold medalists Vikas Krishnan (69) and Simranjit Kaur (60) received silver within the match, whereas MC Mary Kom (51), Amit Panghal (52), Lavlina Borgohain (69), Pooja Rani (75), Ashish Kumar ( 75 and Satish Kumar (91 plus) needed to accept bronze after dropping within the semi-finals.

Vikas defeated second-seeded and two-time World Championship bronze winner Abelakhan Zahusupov of Kazakhstan 3–2 in an in depth conflict to advance to the ultimate. The 28-year-old Vikas confronted Jordan's Eshah Hussain within the last however gave a walkover to Hussain because of an damage to his left eye. Vikas acquired a silver medal. Simran defeated Chinese Taipei's Shih Yi Wu 4–1 within the semi-finals however Simranjit needed to accept the silver after dropping 0–5 to South Korea's Yeonji Oh within the last.

Earlier, Manish received the quota by defeating Harrison Garside of Australia 4–1 within the Box of Bout on Wednesday. Manish had an amazing efficiency towards Garside on this match and defeated him unilaterally. Manish and Garside clashed within the 2018 Commonwealth Games last the place they misplaced to the Australian boxer. But with this victory, Manish equalized with Garside.

Meanwhile, Sachin Kumar (81) suffered a 0–5 loss to Shabos Negmatulaev of Tajikistan in his final Box of Bout match and failed to realize the Olympic quota. Indian boxers who haven’t been in a position to get a quota on this Asian qualifier, will now get an opportunity to win the quota within the World Qualifiers to be held in Paris in May. Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51 kg) needed to accept a bronze by dropping 2-Three to Yuan Chang of China within the semi-finals.

World Championship silver winner and high seed Panghal misplaced 2-Three in an in depth 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. In the semi-finals, Ashish suffered a 1–Four defeat to Yumiir Mercial of the Philippines whereas Satish was crushed 5–Zero by Bakhodirjalolov of Uzbekistan.

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