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Amit Panghal, Sagar attain boxing finals at Commonwealth Video games 2022

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Amit Panghal superior to his second consecutive Commonwealth Video games boxing closing within the males’s 51kg division in Birmingham on Saturday. Panghal got here from behind to beat an aggressive Patrick Chinyemba of Zambia 5-0 in a unanimous resolution. Panghal will face Kiaran Macdonald within the closing on Sunday.

Chinyemba started on an aggressive observe, touchdown a barrage of punches on the world championship silver medallist .Trailing 2-3 after the opening spherical, Panghal dug deep to impact hooks and jabs and take the spherical.

The ultimate three minutes had been keenly contested, with each pugilists making an attempt to depart an impression. However his efficiency within the third spherical was sufficient to earn him a 5-0 ruling in his favour.

“He was aggressive up entrance, and I needed to give it my all and use all my experiences to bounce again within the final two rounds. I hope I get gold this time,” Panghal stated.

Earlier, Panghal trumped Namri Berri of Vanuatu in his Spherical-of-16 bout, defeating him 5-0 in an unanimous resolution. He replicated that scoreline in his quarterfinal towards Scotland’s Lennon Mulligan, assuring himself of a medal.

Sagar via to tremendous heavyweight closing

Sagar won his semifinal bout by a 5:0 unanimous decision.

Sagar gained his semifinal bout by a 5:0 unanimous resolution.
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India’s Sagar Ahlawat beat Nigeria’s Ifeanyi Onyekwere within the semifinal bout of the tremendous heavyweight class to guarantee India of one other silver medal.

Sagar gained the combat by a 5:0 unanimous resolution and have become the fourth Indian boxer to advance to the ultimate. Earlier on Saturday, Nikhat Zareen, Amit Panghal, Nitu Ganghas made their solution to the gold medal match.

Sagar will face the winner of the second semifinal between New Zealand’s Leuila Mau’u and England’s Scrumptious Orie. The ultimate bout will happen on Monday at 1:15 am IST.

(With inputs from PTI)

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