Tokyo Olympics: India Boxer Manish Kaushik Crashes Out After Losing To Great Britain's Luke McCormack
India boxer Manish Kaushik bowed out of the men's lightweight (57-63 kg) category after losing to Great Britain's Luke McCormack in the round of 32 match.
- McCormack defeated Kaushik 4-1 in the round of 32 match
- Kaushik won Round 2, 3-2 but failed to carry on later
- Earlier Mary Kom (51kg) entered into women's flyweight Round of 16
India boxer Manish Kaushik (63kg) on Sunday bowed out of the men's lightweight (57-63 kg) category event after losing to Great Britain's Luke McCormack in the round of 32 here at the Kokugikan Arena. McCormack defeated Kaushik 4-1 in the round of 32 match. By the end of Round 1, McCormack managed to take a lead as three out of five judges adjudged that he had won the round while two said that it was Kaushik who won the first round. However, McCormack won the round 3-2. Kaushik won Round 2, 3-2, and hence by the end of it, the scoreline was level and the match went down to the wire, and it was the final round that had to decide the fate of the boxers.
However, McCormack managed to hold his own in final round and in the end, he ended up winning the match.
Earlier on Sunday, Mary Kom (51kg) entered into the Round of 16 of women's flyweight (48-51 kg) category after defeating Miguelina Garcia of the Dominican Republic in the round of 32.
Mary Kom defeated Miguelina 4-1. On Saturday, 29-year-old Vikas Krishnan lost his round of 32 match in the men's welterweight boxing event here in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics and as a result, he has bowed out of the mega event.
Japan's Mensah Okazawa defeated Krishnan 5-0 in the round of 32 match at the Kokugikan arena.