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India’s Mohammad Hussamuddin wins bronze at World Boxing Championships after giving walkover in semifinals

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], May 12 (ANI): India’s Mohammed Hussamuddin completed his IBA Men’s World Boxing Championships marketing campaign with a bronze medal on Friday in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Hussamuddin was pressured to provide a walkover to Saidel Horta of Cuba within the 54-57kg class semifinals attributable to a knee damage he sustained throughout his quarterfinal bout, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) stated in a tweet.

“He had a knee injury in the last bout after which he had pain and swelling. After careful and detailed assessment by the medical team, Team Management have decided that he won’t take part in the semifinal bout which is to take place today as he doesn’t want the injury to aggravate rather recover for future competitions,” BFI stated in a press assertion on Friday.

Competing in his debut World Championships marketing campaign, Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) was aiming to efficiently attain the ultimate on the event when he takes to the ring in opposition to Saidel Horta of Cuba. The two-time Commonwealth Games bronze medallist has elevated his efficiency to the very best of ranges to prevail in all of his bouts on the event to date.

However, India’s different two bins might be in motion later right now of their semifinal bouts.

The 2019 Asian silver medallist Deepak Kumar (51kg) will lead India’s cost for the gold underway when he takes on the two-time Worlds bronze medallist Billal Bennama of France in his semi-finals bout. The 26-year-old Indian has had a scintillating marketing campaign in his second World Championships look to date, recording three wins by unanimous selections and in addition toppling the Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Saken Bibossinov of Kazakhstan within the Round of 32.

Looking to take care of his stellar type, Deepak might be giving it his all to achieve the ultimate the place he’ll both face the Rio Olympics gold medallist Hasanboy Dusmatov or the reigning European champion Martin Molina of Spain.

One of India’s upcoming pugilists Nishant Dev (71kg), who has transformed his quarter-final end on the final World Championships to a assured medal on the present version will sq. off in opposition to the reigning Asian champion Aslanbek Shymbergenov of Kazakhstan within the semi-finals. The Karnal-born pugilist has displayed his supreme capability by his world-class performances by notching three wins by unanimous selections and one by the referee stopping the competition (RSC) to date.

Certain to proceed his wealthy vein of type, the 22-year-old might be decided to achieve the finals and tackle both the two-time Asian champion Saidjamshid Jafarov of Uzbekistan or the 2018 South American champion Wanderson de Oliveria of Brazil. (ANI)