Youth & Junior Boxing Championships: Indian young boxers showed their strength in Jordan, two players confirmed medals

Vishwanath, who won a silver medal in the previous edition, got a bye in the opening round. After this he introduced his strong game.

Viswanathan and Raman confirmed the medal. (Pic Credit BFI)

Indian boxer Vishwanath Suresh (Vishwanath Suresh) and Raman (Raman) The 2022 ASBC Asian Youth and Junior Boxing Championships released in the Jordanian capital Amman on Monday. (2022 ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships) Has entered the semi-finals of the youth men’s section. Viswanath defeated Tajikistan’s Meroj Jodov by a 4-1 margin in the quarterfinals of the 48kg category to secure his second consecutive medal at the prestigious continental championship. On the other hand, Raman (51kg) also performed brilliantly to ensure himself at least a bronze medal with a convincing 5-0 one-sided victory over Jordan’s Yazan Albiter.

Vishwanath, who won a silver medal in the previous edition, got a bye in the opening round. Viswanath displayed brilliant tactical talent in the second round against an aggressive opponent of Tajikistan and emerged victorious, although his opponent also showed his class but on the basis of his excellent defensive skills and counter attack, Vishwanath remained ahead in all three rounds.

Raman won in a one-sided match

Meanwhile, Raman got an easy one against the local player. The match was one-sided. Initially, he tried to present some challenge to his opponent but despite this, Raman kept the situation under his control. After securing a bronze medal for themselves, Viswanath and Raman will now take on Uzbek boxers Miralijon Mavlonov and Khujanazar Nortojiev respectively in the semifinals on Friday.

Eyes on these players

On Monday night itself, five more young boxers – Anand Yadav (54kg), Ayush (57kg), Rudra Pratap Singh (60kg), Vanshman (63.5kg) and Anjani Kumar Mummana (67kg) will enter the quarterfinals. In this tournament, both men’s and women’s age groups – youth and junior – are being played together.

In the junior boys’ section, three Indian boxers, Jayant Dagar (54kg), Chetan (57kg) and Yashvardhan Singh (60kg) secured their place in the last-4 round while Lovepreet Singh (50kg) from Kazakhstan. Boxer Beck was out after losing to Zoldsbeck in a one-sided fashion.

Brilliant win for Chetan and Jayant

While Chetan thrashed Iraq’s Murtadha Hamad by a one-sided margin of 5-0, Jayant had to work hard to seal a close 3-2 win over Kyrgyzstan’s Pansher Alikhmed. Yashvardhan was given a walkover against Mohammad Alenji of Kuwait.

The continental event, which runs till March 16, is being fiercely contested as 352 boxers from 21 countries including Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are taking part in it apart from India. The final will be played on March 13 and 14.

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