New Delhi:Indians were assured of at least two bronze medals at Magomed-Salam Umakhanov Memorial Boxing Championship after Amandeep Singh (48kg) and Manpreet Singh (91kg) advanced to the semi-finals of the event in Makhachkala, Russia.
Amandeep defeated local favourite Ginnachmaev V 11:2 in the quarter-finals.
Manpreet knocked out another Russian, Abdullaev Rustam, in the round of eight and booked a place in the semi-finals.
Indians had a reasonably good day in other categories as well with national champion Jasveer Singh (81kg) defeating Iskanderov Khatiz of Azerbaijan 8-2 in his opening bout.
However, Jai Singh Patil (69kg) lost to Armenian Olympian Ambartzumyn Edurd 2-8.
Another national champion Kuldeep Singh lost a close bout to Russian Yron Nikolia 9-12.