Six boxers from India achieved Olympic quota

by Jeremy Spirogis
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World Championship silver winner Amit Panghal (52 kg), Commonwealth Games gold medalist Vikas Krishnan (69 kg), Asian Championship gold winner Pooja Rani (75 kg), Lavlina Borgohen (69 kg), Ashish Kumar (75 kg) And Satish Kumar (91 kg plus) entered the semi-finals by successful their quarterfinal bout within the Asia / Oceania Olympic qualifier boxing event. Year's suffered defeat acquired quota Tokyo Olympics the bronze medalist of the World Championships Manish Kaushik 63 kg.

In this fashion, six boxers from India reached the semi-finals and achieved the Olympic quota. <! –

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                 On Monday, Amit Panchal defeated Karlo Palam of the Philippines 4–1 within the 52kg class to advance to the semi-finals the place he’ll face Hu Xiangguan of China. Earlier on Sunday, Vikas defeated the third seed of Japan Sevonrates Okazawa 5–Zero within the 69kg class to advance to the semi-finals and likewise achieved the Olympic quota.

Vikas grew to become the second Indian boxer after Vijender Singh to qualify for the Olympics thrice with this win. Pooja Rani, too, gained the Olympic ticket by defeating Pomnipa Chuti of Thailand 5–0. Pooja grew to become the primary Indian boxer to qualify for Tokyo. She will play Olympic for the primary time. Pooja will tackle reigning world and Asian champions Li Qian of China within the semi-finals.

Lavlina gained the Olympic quota by defeating Makhtunkhon Meliwa of Uzbekistan 5–0. Lavlina will even play the Olympics for the primary time. Ashish defeated Makhal Muskita of Indonesia 5–Zero in 75 kg to offer the nation a fourth Olympic quota. Satish defeated Mongolia's Otgonbayar Daivi 5–Zero within the over 91kg class and gave India the fifth Olympic quota. Sachin Kumar misplaced in 81 kg. Sachin Kumar suffered a 2-Three defeat in a conflict with China's Dexg Chen.

For Sachin, nonetheless, the doorways for the Tokyo Olympics usually are not but utterly closed and he’ll get one other probability to win the Tokyo Olympics quota. Five boxers will qualify whereas the boxer who misplaced within the quarterfinal will get one other probability. In the ladies's part, Sakshi misplaced 0-5 to Korea's AG Im 0-5 within the quarterfinals of the 57 kg class on Monday. Manish needed to face an in depth defeat in 63kg to Chinjorig Baatarsukh of Mongolia 2-3. Manish will not be utterly out of the competitors for Kota and he’ll get one other probability.

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