Vikas Krishan in quarters of German boxing tourney

Vikas, a former world championships bronze-medallist, won on a unanimous decision in his opening bout.

Vikas Krishan is planning to turn professional at the end of 2018. (File Photo)   -  Getty Images

Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) on Wednesday advanced to the quarterfinals of the Chemistry Cup in Halle, Germany, after defeating Ireland’s Nevin Michael in his opening bout.

Vikas, a former world championships bronze-medallist, won on a unanimous decision in his opening bout. The 26-year-old, who is planning to turn professional at the end of 2018, is competing in his first tournament since claiming the gold in the Gold Coast Games in April.