Asian Boxing Championships 2021 Men's Finals Highlights: Sanjeet Wins Gold; Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa Bag Silver
2021 Asian Boxing Championships Highlights: Sanjeet defeated Vassiliy Levit to clinch 91kg gold medal, while Amit Panghal and Shiva Thapa bagged silver medals at the Asian Boxing Championships.
Indian heavyweight boxer Sanjeet defeated Olympic silver-medallist Vassiliy Levit in the 91kg final to clinch gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai on Monday. Earlier, top-seed Amit Panghal (52kg) and Shiva Thapa (64kg) lost their respective bouts on split decisions and took home silver medals. After Amit lost 2-3 to World and Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan, the Indian contingent sought review of the second round of the gold medal bout but it was rejected by the jury. Shiva Thapa lost 2-3 to Mongolia's Baatarsukh Chinzorig in the 64kg final, taking home a silver medal. This was Thapa's fifth successive medal at the event, making him the first Indian male boxer in the tournament history to secure five medals.
ASBC Asian Boxing Championships 2021 Men's Finals Highlights From Dubai
- 21:17 (IST)Amankul takes charge!After a close first round, Abilkhan Amankul has started the second round on the front foot, adopting more aggressive approach. However, Jafarov Saidjamshid has not allowed his opponent to land his punches with any much force. Jafarov is facing the standing count, after and he is not very happy about it.