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Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal storm into quarters at Men’s National Boxing Championships

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Shiva Thapa, a six-time Asian Championships medalist (63.5kg), and Amit Panghal, the 2019 World Championships silver medalist (51kg), maintained their spectacular type by securing victories and advancing to the quarterfinals on day 4 of the seventh Elite Men’s National Boxing Championships in Shillong.

Hailing from Assam, Shiva Thapa demonstrated his prowess with a commanding victory over Santhosh HK from Karnataka, reaching a flawless rating of 5-0. The earlier version gold medalist will now face Shashank Pradhan of Delhi within the quarterfinals.

Representing SSCB, Amit Panghal confronted Punjab’s Jayshandeep Singh within the spherical of 16. Despite Jayshandeep’s efforts to place up a powerful combat, Amit emerged victorious with a scoreline of 4-1. Amit is ready to face Mohammad Aarif of Jammu and Kashmir within the quarterfinals.

Meanwhile, the 2021 Asian Champion, Sanjeet, confronted off in opposition to Sawan Gill of Chandigarh. Sanjeet’s ability set and power-packed punches have been on full show as he dominated the match, securing a commanding victory with a 5-0 rating. Sanjeet, representing SSCB, will face Naman Tanwar of RSPB within the quarterfinals.

In a contrasting matchup, Ashish Kumar from Himachal Pradesh went head-to-head in opposition to Nitish Kumar from Chandigarh.

Demonstrating swift and aggressive boxing, Ashish wasted no time, securing a first-round knockout victory in opposition to his opponent. The Tokyo Olympian is now set to face Lakshya of SSCB within the quarterfinals.

A complete of over 350 boxers throughout 13 weight classes are collaborating within the championships. (ANI)

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