Amit Panghal became the first Indian boxer to reach the finals of World Boxing Championship

"VAN" (Sports Desk) :: Asian champion Amit Panghal became the first Indian boxer to make the finals of the World Men's Boxing Championship. In Amit, he achieved this feat by defeating Sakane Biposinov of Kazakhstan in the last four matches of the 52 kg category. Amit Panghal won his opponent 3–2 in this match. Amit will face Uzbekistan's Shakhobidin Jorev in the final match on Saturday. Jorev defeated France's Bilal Benama in the semi-finals to qualify for the finals.

Amit Panghal won the bronze medal in the 49 kg category at the 2017 Asian Championships. This year he had the distinction of reaching the quarter-finals at the World Championships. At the same time, before winning the 2018 Asian Games champion, he won two gold medals consecutively in the Strandsja Memorial tournament in Bulgaria.

This year Amit Panghal won the gold medal in the Asian Championship before going into the 52 kg weight competition. India had never won more than a bronze medal in a season before the World Championships, but Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik (63 krillogram) broke the line this time and made it to the semi-finals.

The first player to win a medal for India at the World Championships was Vijender Singh, who did this feat in 2009 followed by Vikas Krishnan (2011), Shiv Thapa (2015) and Gaurav Vidhuri (2017).


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