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Three Indians assured of medals at Asian Youth and Junior Boxing

Updated on: 22 August,2021 08:32 AM IST  |  New Delhi
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Three other Indian pugilists also registered victories on the opening day of the tournament. Providing India an ideal momentum in the junior boys’ event, Chandigarh’s Chamoli outclassed Alhassan Qadous Sriya 5-0 while Ankush blanked Bader Shehab from Kuwait 5-0.

Three Indians assured of medals at Asian Youth and Junior Boxing

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Rohit Chamoli (48kg), Ankush (66kg) and Gaurav Saini (70kg) advanced to the semi-finals of the ASBC Youth and Junior Boxing Championships in Dubai, assuring themselves of at least bronze medals.


Three other Indian pugilists also registered victories on the opening day of the tournament. Providing India an ideal momentum in the junior boys’ event, Chandigarh’s Chamoli outclassed Alhassan Qadous Sriya 5-0 while Ankush blanked Bader Shehab from Kuwait 5-0.



Haryana’s Saini too put up a dominating show against another Kuwaiti boxer Yaqoub Saadallah before he was declared the winner with Referee Stopping the Contest (RSC) in the second round of the bout. Ashish (54kg), Anshul (57kg) and Preet Malik (63kg) were the other junior pugilists to emerge victorious in their opening round matches.


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