Manish Kaushik affirms the dominant victory, advances to the second round of the World Boxing Championship
EKATERINBURG (Russia): Silver medalist of the Commonwealth Games Manish Kaushik (63 kg) barely started to sweat when he hit Kyrgyzstan Uulu Argen Kadyrbek to enter the second round of the Men's World Boxing Championship on Thursday.
Kaushik prevailed 5-0 in the fight of the completely uneven opening round. Then he will face the Netherlands Enrico Lacruz .
The only Indian in action on Thursday, they advised Kaushik to keep his distance from Kadyrbek around his corner and he executed the plan perfectly.
The first round was relatively quiet before Kaushik took control of the procedures with his combination strokes placed precisely.
It also helped that his rival was not quick or had the ferocity of the blows to cause concern to the Indian, who received the unanimous assent of the judges.
On Tuesday, Brijesh Yadav (81 kg) won his first bout to enter the round of 32.
Formerly Asian champion Amit Panghal (52 kg) and the Asian silver-winning duo of Kavinder Singh Bisht (57 kg) and Ashish Kumar (75 kg) obtained first-round goodbye.
The world championship was destined to be an Olympic qualifier and presents the eight revised weight categories (52 kg, 57 kg, 63 kg, 69 kg, 75 kg, 81 kg, 91 kg, + 91 kg) destined for Tokyo 2020, in place of the 10 traditional divisions.
However, the event was stripped of that state after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) lost patience with the former administrative disaster at the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
The IOC took control of the qualification process of the Olympic Games, which will now begin next year with Asian qualifiers in February.