India Day 7 at CWG 2022

Amit Panghal wins his quarterfinal bout at the CWG 2022 - India TV News
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Amit Panghal wins his quarterfinal bout at the CWG 2022

Highlights

  • Great performance of Indian boxers on the seventh day of Commonwealth
  • 6 Indian boxers made it to the semi-finals
  • Every Indian boxer got victory on the seventh day of the games

India Day 7 at CWG 2022: Indian boxers continue their stellar performance on the seventh day of the Commonwealth Games. Indian boxers ensured three more medals for India in the quarterfinals held on Thursday. The boxers who made it to the semi-finals on the seventh day of the Games are Amit Panghal, Jasmine Lamboria and Sagar.

2019 World Championship silver medalist Indian boxer Amit Panghal registered a resounding victory in the men’s quarterfinals in the 51kg flyweight category. He defeated Scottish boxer Lennon Mulligan 5–0 on points and sealed his place in the semi-finals. Amit Panghal made India’s fourth medal from boxing with this win.

After this it was the turn of India’s female boxer Jasmine Lamboria to enter the boxing ring. Jasmine performed brilliantly in the 60kg category to win the quarterfinal bout against New Zealand’s Troye Garten. They won this bout 4-1 on the basis of points and sealed their place in the semi-finals. With this victory of Jasmine, India’s fifth medal from boxing in the Commonwealth Games 2022 was confirmed.

Indian boxer Sagar played a one-sided match against Seychelles boxer KD Evans in the quarterfinals of the 92kg super heavyweight category on the seventh day of the Commonwealth Games. On most of the occasions, the Seychelles boxer had no answer to Sagar’s vigorous punches. The Indian boxer won this bout on the basis of points. They beat Evans 5-0 on points. Sagar is the sixth Indian to reach the semi-finals of boxing, so with his victory, India’s sixth medal in boxing is confirmed.

Prior to these three boxers, Indian women’s boxer Nikhat Zareen won her quarterfinal bout in the 50 kg weight category in light flyweight. She defeated Helen Jones of Wales 5-0 to secure a third bronze medal for India by making it to the semi-finals.

Prior to Nikhat, Indian boxers Neetu Ghanghas and Mohammad Sahmuddin had secured their medals by registering victories. Neetu of Bhiwani defeated Nicole Clyde of Northern Ireland in her match while Hasamuddin defeated Trigan Morming Ndevelo of Namibia.

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