Belgrade. Indian boxers Akash Kumar (54kg) and Narender Barwal (over 92kg) continue their winning streak in the AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championship. Akash and Narendra entered the quarterfinals and have now won just one medal. In the pre-quarterfinals, all boxers won in a variety of styles.
Akash, who won the previous race, suffered a major setback from Cuerto Rico’s Caleb Tirado in the pre-quarterfinals. The judges all agreed in favor of the Indiana boxer. They won 5-0. When Narender defeated Jakhon Kurbanov of Tajikistan to enter the quarterfinals.
Akash benefits from Tirado’s error in the second paragraph
In the opening half of the match, Tirado appeared to be dominating Akash, making spectacular punches to the body of the Indian boxer, but Akash retaliated smarter and made more accurate punches than he did, with the help of the judges. Tirado was eliminated from one point in the second. He was warned to keep his head down. Akash now meets Joel Finol who won a silver medal at the Rio Olympic.
10 boxers from India reached the pre-quarterfinals, defeating Govind Sahni (48kg). The world champion boxer will receive $ 100,000, while the silver medalist will receive $ 50,000 and the bronze medalist will receive $ 25,000.