Sumit Sangwan reaches pre-quarters of AIBA World Olympic Qualifiers, Satish Kumar bows out

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Baku, Azerbaijan: Indian fighter Sumit Sangwan (81kg) on Sunday modernized to a pre-quarterfinals of a AIBA World Olympic Qualification competition after notching adult a hard-fought win over eighth seed Juan Carlos Carrillo of Colombia in Baku.

The 23-year-old triumphed 2-1 in turn of 32 competition opposite a universe No.16, who is a former Youth Olympics silver-medallist.

File print of Sumit Sangwan. AFPFile print of Sumit Sangwan. AFP

File print of Sumit Sangwan. AFP

“Sumit boxed really intelligently. He attempted to keep his competition during prolonged operation and struck some shining true punches to his physique and face. As we saw it, he dominated in all a 3 rounds,” inhabitant manager Gurbax Singh Sandhu told PTI.

“His competition was vigourous and had a absolute pitch that Sumit dodged beautifully with his footwork. It was all a some-more good to watch since Indians generally onslaught opposite southpaw boxers,” he added.

Sumit, who is attack his strides after recuperating from a fibre of injuries final year, will face Mongolia’s Erdenebayar Sandagsuren in a pre-quarters on Tuesday.

However, it was heartbreak for Satish Kumar (+91kg), who had to crawl out overdue to a cut above his eye during his pre-quarterfinal hitch opposite Ireland’s Dean Gardiner.

Satish postulated a cut in a initial turn itself and a hitch had to be stopped in a second turn overdue to a earnest of his injury.

Earlier, Amritpreet Singh (91kg) had also bent out of a eventuality after losing in a opening round.

The competition has 39 subordinate spots adult for grabs — dual in a 49kg category, 5 any in 52kg, 56kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg and 81kg, and one any in 91kg and +91kg. Over 400 boxers from some-more than 100 countries are opposed for these slots in a final subordinate competition for pledge boxers.

India have not sent any entrance in a 56kg difficulty as Shiva Thapa has already competent for a Rio Games during a Asian qualifiers in March.