National Boxing Championships: Mohammad Hussamuddin, Sachin sail into quarterfinals

Services' Hussamuddin defeated Sahil of Chhattisgarh with a 5-0 verdict in a pre-quarterfinal bout.

FILE PHOTO: Mohammad Hussamuddin (red) in action.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Mohammad Hussamuddin (57kg) recorded another convincing victory to reach the 57kg quarterfinals in the National boxing championships at the Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS), Vijaynagar, on Saturday.

Services’ Hussamuddin, the 56kg champion in the previous edition of the National championships at Baddi in 2019, defeated Sahil of Chhattisgarh with a 5-0 verdict in a pre-quarterfinal bout.

He will face Rushikesh Goud of Maharashtra on Sunday.

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World Youth champion Sachin, who caused a huge upset on Friday by defeating World championship medallist Gaurav Bidhuri, beat Jobison Yengkopam of Manipur 5-0 to advance to the quarterfinals.

Results:

48kg: Barun Singh (SSCB) bt Heli Tana Tara (Aru) 5-0, Shiv Kant (Pun) bt Irfan Khan (Asm) 4-0

51kg: Bhim Pratap Singh (Raj) bt Subhashbhai Rathod (Guj) 5-0, Ashish Insha (RSPB) bt Rama Krishnan Balasundara(TN) 5-0

54kg: Roshan Zamir (Goa) bt Suraj Bhan (Raj) 3-2

57kg: Rohit Mor (Del) bt Lalllawmawma (Miz) 5-0, Rushikesh Goud (Mah) bt A. Sameer (SPSB) 5-0

60kg: Parvinder Poonia (Tri) bt Prabhu Murali (TN) 5-0, Harivansh Tawari (Mah) bt Pawan Gurung (Utk) 4-1

63.5kg: Shiva Thapa (Asm) bt Ankit (Del) 5-0, Anikit Narwal (RSPB) bt Raj Kumar Pramanik (Jha) RSC-R2

71kg: Nishant Dev (Kar) bt Ashish Kulheria (RSPB) 4-1

75kg: Buntee Singh (Del) Pritesh Bishnoi (Raj) 3-2

80kg: Harpreet (Chd) bt Manish Panwar (RSPB) RSC-R1 

86kg: Sumit Sangwan (Har) bt Manvendra Singh (Del) 5-0

92kg: Sanjeet (SSCB) Sourav Yadav (MP) 5-0

92+kg: Narender (SSCB) bt Mohit (Har) 5-0

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