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Satish Kumar (91), who won the Olympic quota for the first time in super heavyweight, defeated Givaskov Nielsen of Denmark 5–0 in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Boxam International tournament in Spain.
Three more boxers have reached the semi-finals in the ongoing 35th Boxum International tournament in Spain and clinched the medal. At the same time, four women boxers including Mary Kom have already made their place in the semi-finals. On Friday, Satish Kumar, Ashish Kumar and Sumit Sangwan entered the semi-finals in their quarter-finals.
Among the men, World Champion Bronze medalist Manish Kaushik, Mohammad Hasamuddin and Olympic quota Vikasakrishnan have already finished in the top four.
Satish Kumar defeated Givaskov Nielsen of Denmark
Satish Kumar (91), who won the Olympic quota in super heavyweight for the first time, defeated Givaskov Nielsen of Denmark 5–0 in the quarter-finals, while Asian silver medalist Ashish Kumar defeated Remo Salvatti of Italy 4–1 in the 75 kg category. Medal confirmed Apart from these, Sumit Sangwan has also reached the semi-finals. They won 4–4 over Belgium’s Aljiyad.
Four women including Mary confirmed the medal
Apart from 6-time world champion Mary Kom, Jasmin, Simranjit Kaur and Pooja Rani have entered the semi-finals. Marie Kom defeated Italian Giordana Sorrentino in the quarterfinal. This is the first international tournament after Mary Kom achieved Olympic quota. Mary Kom received a direct quarterfinal entry to the tournament.
Jasmin defeated USA boxer Andrea Medina
In the 57 kg weight, Haryana boxer Jasmin defeated USA boxer Andrea Medina 5–0. Simranjit Kaur, who won the silver medal at the World Championship, defeated Eugenia Albans of Spain 5–0. While Asian champion Pooja Rani won against Italy’s Asunta Canfora.
Amit Panchal out of medal round
World number one Amit Panghal (52kg) has crashed out of the medal round after losing to European Games gold medalist Gabriel Escular.