Nishant was exposed to boxing at an early age, as his maternal uncle was a professional boxer in Germany. But it was after watching Manoj Kumar win the gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi that he decided to...
The 29-year-old from Nizamabad sustained a knee injury in his quarterfinal bout against J. Diaz Ibanez of Bulgaria.
In the previous edition of the tournament in 2019, Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik won silver and bronze respectively, for India.
Nishant's semifinal also went to bout review with the judges ruling in favour of the 2022 Asian champion and 2018 Asian Games silver medallist Aslanbek Shymbergenov of Kazakhstan.
India's Devika Ghorpade and Preeti Dahiya posted emphatic victories to enter the quarterfinals of IBA Youth Men's and Women's World Boxing Championships in La Nucia, Spain on Monday.
Besides Shiva Thapa, four other Indians to enter the Men's Boxing World Championships are Sanjeet (92kg), Nishant Dev (71kg), Akash Kumar (54kg) and Narender (+92).
Deepak went down fighting to two-time World Championships bronze medallist France's Bilal Bennama 3-4 split verdict in a close contest which went into bout review.
Following Nishant Dev’s win, two other Indians Sumit (75kg) and Narender Berwal (+92kg) also won their respective first-round bouts late last night.
Akash Sangwan defeated Turkey’s Furkan Adem 5-0 to enter the 67kg second round in a bout that went into late last night.
Rohit enjoyed an upper hand from the word go defeating Ecuador’s Jean Caicedo 5-0 in the 57kg opening round.
While Sachin (80kg) will face American Robby Gonzalez in the second round, Sanjeet (92kg) is up against Russian Andre Stotskii in his opening bout.
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India will be represented by a full-strength 13-strong squad featuring Asian medal-winners like Deepak Kumar (51kg), Shiva Thapa (63.5kg) and Sanjeet (92kg).
The country’s Tokyo Olympics-returned boxers will also have to compete and claim gold at the Nationals to be eligible for the global showpiece
From the current 10, the men's weight categories have now gone up to 13 with the minimum weight reduced to 48kg, while women's divisions will go from 10 to 12
A 13-member Indian boxing contingent, including eight men and five women, is participating in the tournament
Olympic-bound Ashish (75kg) tested positive for the virus and as a result of being his roommates, Hussamuddin (57kg) and Sangwan (81kg) were forced to withdraw
A 14-member Indian contingent (eight men and six women), including nine Olympic qualified and other top boxers, is taking part at the 35th edition of the...
The world qualifier, which was to be the final qualifying event for the Games after the continental events, was scheduled to be held in Paris in June.
The 37-year-old flyweight boxer, who is a six-time world champion, last competed at the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Jordan in March last year.
Manish defeated compatriot Saskhi 3-2, while Simranjeet got the better of German Maya Klienhans 4-1
Panghal was given a walkover by Germany's Argishti Terteryan.
The team was hit by a positive COVID-19 case in a support staff member, however, none of the travelling boxers returned positive
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