Former Asian medallist Sumit Sangwan (86kg) was among the many victors on the opening day of the lads’s National Boxing Championships on the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary on Wednesday. Sumit Sangwan in motion (Courtesy: BFI Media)HIGHLIGHTSSumit Sangwan notched up a cushty win over Andhra Pradesh’s Harish Prasadula within the 86kgNeeraj Swami made registered a dominating 5-0 win towards Haryana’s SagarPunjab’s Rajpinder Singh outpunched Rahul Niltu from Himachal Pradesh in 54kgLondon Olympics participant Sumit Sangwan notched up a cushty win over Andhra Pradesh’s Harish Prasadula by a unanimous margin within the 86kg opening spherical match on the opening day of the lads’s National Boxing Championships on the Inspire Institute of Sports at Bellary on Wednesday.
The 2019 President’s Cup gold medallist Neeraj Swami (48kg) additionally put up a powerful present and made a successful begin with a dominating 5-0 victory towards Haryana’s Sagar.Punjab’s Rajpinder Singh outpunched his opponent Rahul Niltu from Himachal Pradesh to safe a 5-0 win in a 54kg bout.Among different boxers who made spectacular begins had been Maharashtra’s Nikhil Dubey and Chhattisgarh’s Dinesh Kumar. Competing within the 75kg class, each the boxers claimed contrasting victories. While Nikhil received by stoppage within the first spherical towards Gujarat’s Sejad Lilgar, Dinesh needed to work exhausting towards Bengal’s Abhishek Shaw throughout his shut 3-2 win.The event is being carried out within the 13 new classes introduced by the International Boxing Association.The finals of the continued championships will likely be held on September 21.The gold medallists will guide themselves a direct berth for the upcoming World Championships scheduled in Belgrade, Serbia from October 24 to November 6.The gold and silver medal successful boxers will earn themselves direct entries into the nationwide teaching camp. The National Championships will likely be adopted by choice trials until September 24 to finalise the remaining two names to participate within the nationwide camp from every class.In the choice trials, two bronze medallists of the Nationals will compete towards boxers representing the second groups of Top-3 from the 2019 National Championships — SSCB (Services), RSPB (Railways) and Haryana.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.