Sumit Sangwan, 91kg and Govind Sahni, without playing before, reached the medal round
new Delhi. Six boxers, including Sachin Shiva, who won three medals in the Asian Championship, Shiv Thapa and Youth World Champion, have reached the semifinals of their respective categories in Finland's Helsinki GB Boxing Tournament. At the same time, these players have decided to get the medal. Bronze medal is given to both the players who lose the semifinals in boxing.
Shiva defeated Russian boxer of Poland and Sachin
Shiva, who won bronze in the World Championship, defeated Polenamed Dominic Palak 5-0 in the 60kg freestyle quarter-finals. In the first round, Shiva got a wife. Now in the semi-finals, they will meet Russia's Mikhail Warmov. In the 52kg category Sachin won 4-1 against Russia's Tamir Galanov. The 20-year-old Indian boxer will now have to enter the semi-finals in the ring against Kartzina's Uncle Yusnalaliev.
Two Indians in 56 kg Semifinals
In addition to Shiv and Sachin, bronze medalist in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Mohammed Husamuddin and Kavinder Singh Bisht scored 56 kg, Dinesh Dagar 69 kg and Navin Kumar (+ 91 kg category) in the semi-finals. Husamuddin defeated Russia's Ovik Ognasian 5-0 Now in the semi-finals, they will face Zahabolat Kirdibayev of Kazakhstan. Kardibayev reached the medal round without a single fight.
Kavinder will win medal for the first time international
In the Bantamweight category, Devinder Singh defeated Almanbat Alibekov of Kyrgyzstan 5-0. Kanwar, who reached the quarter-finals in the 2017 World Championship, reached the medal round for the first time. His next match will be with Jordan Rodriguez of France. Dinesh Dagar beat local player Ayadin Behrez 3-2 in the quarterfinals. Now in the semi-finals, they will face Sergei Sobilinici of Russia. In the +91kg, Navin also defeated local player Anthi Lehmuswiripi. Now in the semifinals, they will be in front of Australia's Justice Honey.
Sumit scored 91 and Govind made 49kg semi-finals.
Earlier, Asian silver medalist Sumit Sangwan got 91kg and Govind Sahni 49kg has already made it to the last-4 position. However, in 75 kg Prayag Chauhan and 81kg, Sanjay lost to himself. Prayag defeated Vadim Tukov of Russia and Sanjay Peter Mellenberg of the Netherlands. About 100 boxers from 15 countries are taking part in this tournament.