CWG 2018: Boxers Amit, Naman punch their ways to semis

ANI | Updated: Apr 10, 2018 14:58 IST

Gold Coast [Australia], April 10 (ANI): Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Naman Tanwar assured medals for India after booking their place in the semi-finals of their respective weight category at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games here on Tuesday.

Amit hammered Aqeel Ahmed of Scotland 4-1 in the quarter-finals of the men's light flyweight (49 Kg) category at the prestigious quadrennial event.

The Indian won the bout with decisions of 29-28, 30-27, 30-27, 28-29 and 30-27 from the five judges.

Naman, other Indian in the fray, defeated Frank Masoe of Samoa in an unanimous 5-0 verdict to make it to the last-four of the men's heavyweight (91kg) category.

Naman received 30-25, 30-26, 30-24, 30-24, 30-24 verdict from the five judges.

India are now standing at the third spot with 20 medals, including 11 gold, four silver and five bronze. (ANI)

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