Boxing: Brijesh Tamta, Sagar Jakhar And Sumit Reach Semi-Finals Of ASBC Asian Under 22 And Youth Boxing Championships 2024 In Astana

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In Boxing, Brijesh Tamta, Sagar Jakhar and Sumit reached the semi-finals of the ASBC Asian Under 22 and Youth Boxing Championships 2024 in Astana, Kazakhstan, yesterday. With these victories, the Indian boxers have guaranteed a medal in the youth category.

In the Mens 48 kg quarter-final, Brijesh overcame a tough bout against Uzbekistan’s Sabirov Sayfiddin, clinching victory with a 4-3 win, after the bout went to review. On the other hand, Sagar Jakhar and Sumit both registered a convincing 5-Nil victory in their respected categories. In Men’s 60 kg category, Sagar defeated Thailand’s Kalaseeram Thanaphansakon, while Sumit beat Hong Seo Jin of South Korea in Men’s 67 kg quarter-final. However, another Indian boxer Jitesh, in 54 kg, lost Nil-5 to Kazakhstan’s Tulebek Nurassyl.
India is now assured of eight medals in the youth category as five women boxers, Annu, Nikita Chand, Parthavi Grewal, Khushi Pooniya and Nirjhara Bana will start their campaigns in the semifinals.

Disclaimer: This press release is sourced from News On AIR, Prasar Bharti and Press Information Bureau India (PIB).

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