Boxer Gaurav Solanki enters quarters in Istanbul


Commonwealth Games gold medallist Gaurav Solanki (57kg) superior to the quarterfinals of the Bosphorus Boxing Tournament with a facile opening spherical win in Istanbul Turkey. Solanki seemed in full management from the phrase go as he blanked opponent Arapov Aidos of Kazakhstan 5-0 to make the final eight. World Championship bronze medallist Sonia Lather additionally kickstarted her marketing campaign on a successful be aware.
The Haryana pugilist dominated her opponent Rosorio Milogros from Argentina earlier than finishing a 5-0 win in the ladies`s 57kg. Lather will tackle native favorite Surmeneli Tugcenaz in her second spherical match. Meanwhile, three different Indian pugilists suffered losses in their respective opening bouts. Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Naman Tanwar went down 4-1 in opposition to Turkey`s Baki Yalcin Muhammed in males`s 91kg whereas PL Prasad misplaced to Kazakhstan`s Abdikadyr Damir 5-0 in the 52kg class. Prayag Chavhan (males`s 75kg) and Pooja (ladies`s 75kg) additionally fell quick in opposition to Azerbaijan`s Sahsuvarli Karman and Russia`s Shamonova Anastasia respectively.
On the second day of the occasion, six extra Indian boxers will likely be seen in motion as they start their marketing campaign. World Championship bronze medallist Shiva Thapa (63kg), Duryodhan Negi (69kg), Brijesh Yadav (81kg) and Kishan Sharma (+91kg) will compete in the boys`s class whereas Nikhat Zareen (51kg) and Parveen (60kg) will likely be seen in ladies`s class. A 13-member Indian boxing contingent, together with eight males and 5 ladies, is taking part in the event, which is scheduled from March 15-21 and have robust competitors with the presence of prime boxing nations like Russia, Argentina and Kazakhstan.
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