Five-time Asian Championships medallist Shiva Thapa entered the semi-finals of the fifth males’s Boxing Nationals with an exhilarating win over Ankit Narwal, right here on Sunday. The Assam boxer confirmed nice footwork and used all his expertise to place strain on his RSPB opponent with exact punches.
Though Thapa confronted a stiff problem, he didn’t let the momentum slip and accomplished a 4-1 win within the 63.5kg quarter-final. For RSPB, Sachin and Varinder Singh (60kg) emerged victors of their respective quarter-finals.
Sachin put up a dominating present to outperform Goa’s Roshan Zamir by unanimous margin within the 54kg quarter-final match. The 2021 Asian Championships bronze medallist Varinder additionally defeated Inderjit Singh of Daman, Diu & Nagar Haveli 5-0.
On the opposite hand, Uttar Pradesh’s Ravi Kumar superior into the semi-finals. Ravi began the 48kg quarter-final with an aggressive intent in opposition to Orrisa’s Santosh Pradhan.
His highly effective blows and steady assault pressured the referees to cease the competition and declare him the winner.
The 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Mohammad Hussamuddin of SSCB prolonged his profitable run as he knocked out Maharashtra’s Rushikesh Gaud to enter the 57kg semi-finals.
Meanwhile, the reigning youth world champion Sachin as soon as once more impressed everybody because the Haryana boxer appeared too robust for his opponent Jitendra Chaudhary from Rajasthan. Sachin notched up a straightforward 5-0 win to progress into the 57kg semi-finals.
Punjab pugilists Vijay Kumar (60kg) and Rajpinder Singh (54kg) additionally registered equivalent 5-0 victories to enter the semi-finals and guarantee themselves at the very least bronze medals.
While Vijay made gentle work of Manipur’s Myson Moirangthem Manipur, Rajpinder bought the higher of Vishal Sheokand of Chandigarh.