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Asian Boxing Championships: Manoj, Satish qualify for World Championships

Asian Boxing Championships: Manoj, Satish qualify for World Championships

The top six boxers from each weight category in the Asian event qualified for the World Championships in Germany scheduled from August 25.

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan settle for silver medals, 2 others lose box-offs

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan settle for silver medals, 2 others lose box-offs

There was also some disappointment for India with Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) and Manish Panwar (81kg) losing their box-off bouts for World Championship slots.

Asian Boxing Championships: Fourth seed Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan enter quarter-finals round

Asian Boxing Championships: Fourth seed Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan enter quarter-finals round

Both the boxers played the waiting game for a major part of the contest but the former Asian champion from India was a shade ahead of his rival in capitalising on the opportunities he got.