Boxing : Panghal assures medal with QF win

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Birmingham, Aug 4 : Former world championships medallist boxer Amit Panghal assured a medal in men’s 48kg-51kg Flyweight after entering the semifinal on Thursday.

Panghal outpunched Scotland’s Lennon Mulligan in the quarterfinal. The 5:0 win on points for the 26-year-old assured the fourth medal for India at the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Former world No. 1 Panghal, who had to settle for a silver medal at Gold Coast 2018, will fight against Zambia’s Patrick Chinyemba in the semifinal on Saturday.

Earlier, Nikhat Zareen, Ntu Ghanghas and Hassamuddin assured a medal for India after reaching the semifinal of their respective categories.


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