Amit Panghal on Wednesday turned out to be just the fifth Indian fighter to secure an AIBA World Championships award. Panghal arrived at the semi-last of 52kg (flyweight) classification to guarantee himself at any rate a bronze decoration in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Amit Panghal, who had completed with as the quarter-finalist in 2017 big showdowns, went above and beyond when he vanquished Filipino Carlo Paalam in the 52kg quarter-last on Wednesday. Panghal won the session by split choice – 4-1 – and advanced to the semi-last.
There was more pleasure for the Indian camp as Manish Kaushik likewise guaranteed himself at any rate a bronze decoration by arriving at the semi-last of the 63kg classification. Strikingly, Manish thought of a predominant show against Wanderson De Oliveira of Brazil, beating him by consistent choice in the quarter-finals.
This is the first run through more than 1 Indian fighter has medalled at a solitary version of World Championships. Sanjeet (91 kg) and Kavinder Bisht (57 kg) are likewise in the race for awards as they will be in quarter-last activity on Wednesday in Ekaterinburg.
Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik join a tip top rundown of Indian fighters, including Vijender Singh, Vikas Krishan, Shiva Thapa and Gaurav Bidhuri to have medalled at the World Boxing Championships.