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Sumit Sangwan, Sarjubala Devi assured of medals, Shiva Thapa in India Open boxing quarters

Sumit Sangwan, Sarjubala Devi assured of medals, Shiva Thapa in India Open boxing quarters

Asian silver-medallist Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and world silver-medallist Sarjubala Devi (51kg) were among the four Indian boxers who assured themselves of medals after facile wins in the inaugural India Open tournament for men and women here on Monday.

Jan 29, 2018, 20:41 PM IST
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.

May 06, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Asian Boxing Championship: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan in final; Vikas Krishan ends with bronze

Asian Boxing Championship: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan in final; Vikas Krishan ends with bronze

"Vikas Krishan was not there in the weigh-in today morning, therefore his South Korean opponent walked over to the final," an Asian Boxing Confederation official told.

May 05, 2017, 17:35 PM IST
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.

May 02, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
Devendro Singh in semis; Manoj Kumar, Sumit Sangwan enter Olympic Qualifiers​

Devendro Singh in semis; Manoj Kumar, Sumit Sangwan enter Olympic Qualifiers​

Manoj was the first to take the ring and he rallied to beat Ismetov in his pre-quarterfinal contest.

Jun 21, 2016, 18:33 PM IST
Sumit Sangwan enters last-16 of AIBA Olympic Qualifiers

Sumit Sangwan enters last-16 of AIBA Olympic Qualifiers

Sangwan triumphed 2-1 in round of 32 contest against the world No.16, who is a former Youth Olympics silver-medallist.

Jun 19, 2016, 20:22 PM IST
Satish Kumar, Sumit ​Sangwan advance in World Olympic Qualifiers

Satish Kumar, Sumit ​Sangwan advance in World Olympic Qualifiers

India have not sent any entry in the 56kg category as Shiva Thapa has already qualified for the Rio Games.

Jun 18, 2016, 16:34 PM IST
Indian boxers make confident start at World Olympic Qualifiers

Indian boxers make confident start at World Olympic Qualifiers

Asian Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) and Commonwealth Games silver-winner Laishram Devendro (49kg) were the only Indians to be seeded.

Jun 16, 2016, 22:41 PM IST
Laishram Devendro, Vikas Krishan to lead 9-member Indian team at 2016 Rio Olympic qualifier at Baku

Laishram Devendro, Vikas Krishan to lead 9-member Indian team at 2016 Rio Olympic qualifier at Baku

The finalists in the light-flyweight and flyweight divisions will qualify for the Olympics, while the top-five will get Rio berths in the remaining eight weight divisions.

Jun 03, 2016, 00:47 AM IST
Indian boxers make disappointing start at Asian Olympic Qualifiers

Indian boxers make disappointing start at Asian Olympic Qualifiers

Manoj Kumar, Sumit Sangwan and Pooja Rani were beaten today.

Mar 26, 2016, 19:00 PM IST
2016 Rio: Shiv Thapa, three others boxers recommended for prestigious Olympics Scholarships

2016 Rio: Shiv Thapa, three others boxers recommended for prestigious Olympics Scholarships

In a major boost to India's chances of sending more boxers to the 2016 Rio Olympics, three pugilists have became eligible for the prestigious Olympics Scholarships.

Dec 16, 2015, 13:11 PM IST
Withdrew because of health not due to BI-IOA standoff: Sumit Sangwan

Withdrew because of health not due to BI-IOA standoff: Sumit Sangwan

Unwilling to be caught in the tug of war between the Indian Olympic Association and Boxing India, rising Indian pugilist Sumit Sangwan on Saturday asserted that his pullout from the National Games here was caused by fitness issues and not the threat of a ban from BI.

Jan 31, 2015, 15:24 PM IST
Word Series of Boxing: Devendro Singh, Gaurav Bhiduri bag contracts

Word Series of Boxing: Devendro Singh, Gaurav Bhiduri bag contracts

Two of India's rising boxers -- Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) and Gaurav Bhiduri (52kg) -- would be seen in action in the professional-style World Series of Boxing after grabbing two-year contracts with the franchises of Poland and Italy on Wednesday.

Nov 12, 2014, 21:52 PM IST

Boxers Sumit and Manoj in quarters at Glasgow CWG

Sumit Sangwan began his campaign at the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a comfortable 3-0 win over Mohammed Hakimu Fumu as the Indian pugilist reached the quarterfinals of the Men`s Light Heavy 81kg category, here Sunday.

Jul 28, 2014, 15:18 PM IST

India schedule on Day 4 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Day 4 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games has 24 gold medals to win with athletics competitions commencing. After a productive day 3, India will continue the medal hunt in events as varied as badminton, shooting, table tennis and weightlifting.

Jul 27, 2014, 13:07 PM IST

Vijender leads Indian boxing contingent at CWG

Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh will lead the Indian boxing contingent at the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to Aug 3.

Jul 19, 2014, 16:25 PM IST

Indian boxers to return empty-handed from World Boxing Championships

Indian boxers will return empty-handed from the World Championships for the first time in four years after none of the five quarterfinalists managed to make the semifinal of the biennial mega-event, here on Wednesday.

Oct 23, 2013, 21:09 PM IST

Record five Indians reach World Boxing quarters

India created history at the AIBA World Boxing Championships here Tuesday when five of its boxers reaching the quarterfinals of their respective weight categories.

Oct 22, 2013, 23:06 PM IST

World Boxing Championships: Sumit, Vikash in pre-quarters, Mandeep bows out

Olympian Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Vikash Malik (60kg) fought through intense bouts to enter the pre-quarterfinals but Mandeep Jangra (69kg) bowed out after a stiff second-round contest on a mixed day for India in the World Boxing Championships here on Sunday.

Oct 20, 2013, 21:01 PM IST

Sumit, Vikash in pre-quarters of World Boxing C`ships

Olympian Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Vikash Malik (60kg) fought through tough contests to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the World Boxing Championships here on Sunday.

Oct 20, 2013, 17:06 PM IST