10 medals assured for India at Asian Games Test event

 JAKARTA, Feb 12: India were assured of a staggering 10 boxing medals at the Asian Games Test event here after three fought their way into the semifinals while seven others got byes into the last-four stage.World youth champion Shashi Chopra (57kg), three-time King’s Cup gold-medallist K Shyam Kumar (49kg) and Asian youth silver-medallist Ashish (64kg) advanced after contrasting wins.

Moving ahead with first-round byes were India Open gold-medallist Manish Kaushik (60kg), Ritu Grewal (51kg), Pavitra (60kg), Salman Shaikh Anwar (52kg), Etash Khan (56kg), Pawan Kumar (69kg), and Ashish Kumar (75kg). – PTI





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