Tokyo Olympics : Indian boxer Ashish Kumar bows out of Tokyo Olympics

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Tokyo, Jul 26 : Indian boxer Ashish Chaudhary (75kg) crashed out of the Tokyo Olympics after losing to China’s Erbieke Tuoheta in the round of 32 match, here on Monday.

On his maiden Olympic appearance, the Asian Championship silver medallist Ashish went down 0-5 in the bout by unanimous verdict at the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena.

Ashish is the third Indian boxer to bow out of the Tokyo 2020 after Vikas Krishan (69kg) and Manish Kaushik (63kg) also exited with opening-round losses.

However, Indian boxing queen MC Mary Kom registered a convincing win in the women’s flyweight (51kg) category on Sunday.

On Wednesday, Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) will be the lone Indian boxer in action when she takes on Germany’s Nadine Apetz in the last-16 stage.

On Tuesday, Lovlina Borgohain will face Germany’s Nadine Apetz in the women’s welterweight (69kg) in the last-16 stage bout.


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