Asian Video games gold medallist Amit Panghal was simplest the 5th Indian boxer to clinch a AIBA Global Championships medal. Manish Kaushik joined the elite listing quickly after by way of achieving the semi-final of the 63 kg match in Ekaterinburg, Russia on Wednesday.
Amit Panghal has confident himself of atleast a bronze medal in AIBA Global Championships 2019 (IANS Picture)
- Amit Panghal reached the semi-final of 52kg class in Ekaterinburg
- Manish Kaushik confident of maiden medal after sealing 63kg semi-final berth
- India have gained greater than 1 medal on the worlds for the first time
Asian Video games gold medallist Amit Panghal on Wednesday was simplest the fifth Indian boxer to clinch a AIBA Global Championships medal. Panghal reached the semi-final of 52kg (flyweight) class to guarantee himself a minimum of a bronze medal in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Amit Panghal, who had completed with because the quarter-finalist in 2017 global championships, went one step additional when he defeated Filipino Carlo Paalam within the 52kg quarter-final on Wednesday. Panghal gained the bout by way of cut up resolution — 4-1 — and stepped forward to the semi-final.
Manish Kaushik is helping India create historical past in Ekaterinburg
There was once extra pleasure for the Indian camp as Manish Kaushik additionally confident himself a minimum of a bronze medal by way of achieving the semi-final of the 63kg class. Significantly, Manish got here up with a dominant display in opposition to Wanderson De Oliveira of Brazil, beating him by way of unanimous resolution within the quarter-finals.
That is the primary time greater than 1 Indian boxer has medalled on the Global Championships. Sanjeet (91 kg) and Kavinder Bisht (57 kg) also are within the race for medals as they’ll be in quarter-final motion on Wednesday in Ekaterinburg.
Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik sign up for an elite listing of Indian boxers, together with Vijender Singh, Vikas Krishan, Shiva Thapa and Gaurav Bidhuri to have medalled on the Global Boxing Championships.
second seeded Amit Panghal blended warning with aggression and showcased very good defensive talents in opposition to Carlo Paalam.
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Amit Panghal maintained his composure right through the bout on Wednesday at the same time as Carlo Paalam started the bout in an competitive method. Swaying clear of jabs, Panghal landed some an important blows that made positive the bout went his method.
Panghal will likely be in semi-final motion on Friday by which he’s going to face Kazakhstan’s Saken Bibossinov, who shocked Armenia’s Ecu gold-medallist and 6th seed Artur Hovhannisyan in his quarterfinal showdown.
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