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CWG: 5 Indians reach finals; Bronze each for Naman, Manoj & Hussamuddin (Boxing Roundup)

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Indian boxers Vikas Krishan, Kumar, Amit Panghal, and entered the finals of their respective categories, while Naman Tanwar, Manoj and got bronze medals after losing in the semi-finals at the 21st (CWG) here on Friday.

The finals will take place on Saturday, with legandary M.also joining Vikas (75kg), (91kg), Amit (49kg), Gaurav (52kg) and Manish (60kg) in the hunt for the gold medals.

Amit outclassed Juma Miiro of by a unanimous 5:0 verdict to set-up a title bout against of England

Gaurav overcame a tough fight from Vidanalange of in the last four stage of the men's flyweight (52kg) division. Gaurav will meet Northrern Ireland's

Manish got the better of of in a tough, tactical battle in the men's lightweight (60kg) semi-finals. On Saturday, home challenger will fight Manish.

Vikas defeated Northern Ireland's 5:0 by an unanimous verdict. The Indian got 29-27, 29-27, 30-26, 29-28, 29-27 from each of the five judges at the end of three rounds. At the end of the first round, only one had favoured Vikas.

In the final, the Indian will meet Dieudonne of

progressed to the 91 kg final after the referee decided to abandon the match as Seychelles' Keddy Agnes received a in the second round. will face Englishman Frazer Clarke in the final.

However, the Indian camp faced some disappointments too. The big loss took place when Manoj fell against Englishman 0:5 by unanimous verdict. Each of the five judges gave McCormack 30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-26 for totals after three rounds respectively.

In the men's heavyweight (91kg) division, Naman lost 0-4 in tough, well-contested bout against of

Hussamuddin (56kg) lost to Englishman 0:5 by unanimous decision.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 20:38 IST
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