Asian Games: Vikas Krishan enters into boxing quarter-finals

Incheon: Indian boxer Vikas Krishan eased past Azamat Uulu Kanybek of Kyrgyzstan to reach the quarter-finals of the men's middle weight (75kg) category of the 17th Asian Games at the Seonhak Gymnasium here Monday.

Vikas Krishan won by a unanimous decision, dominating all three rounds of the bout.

Judge A of Hungary ruled the bout 30-26 in favour of the Indian fighter.

Judge B of Turkey gave the Indian 30-27 scores while Judge C of Brazil also ruled 30-26 in his favour.

Fighting in the lightweight 60kg category, the Indian had won the Asiad gold medal four years ago in Guangzhou.

Vikas Krishan will take on Hurshidbek Normatov of Uzbekistan in the quarter-finals Tuesday.

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