Amit Phangal (49kg) , Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) , Manoj Kumar (69kg) and Kavinder Bisht (52kg) move to next round while Vikas Yadav (75kg) , Shiva Thapa (60kg) and Sumit Sangwan (91kg) are seeded and got bye to round 2 .
The 25-year-old Vikas is the best-ranked among the Indians, given the third seeding in the middleweight (75kg) category. Shiva has been seeded fifth in the lightweight (60kg) category while Sumit Sangwan (91kg) is ranked sixth in his weight category.
Amit Phangal (49kg) and Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg), both making their debut at the mega-event, with by moving into the second round on opening day .
Asian bronze-medallist Amit was the first to take the ring and shrugged off a slow start to edge past Italian Federico Serra in a split verdict. He will be up against Carlos Quipo of Ecuador in his second-round bout. Quipo is seeded seventh and has got an opening round bye . Gaurav was the next man in for India on friday and he was up against Sam Goodman, an 18-year-old world youth bronze- medallist and Oceania champion . Gaurav’s upper cuts stood out for impact and the judges had no hesitation in awarding the bout unanimously to Indian boxer. Awaiting him in the second round is sixth-seeded Mauritian Jean-Jordy Vadamootoo who also got first round bye .
on second day (Saturday) Manoj defeated Moldovan Vasilii Belous 3-2 in an exhausting welterweight (69kg) contest. Awaiting Manoj in the second round is fourth-seeded Venezuelan Gabriel Maestre Perez who got bye in round 1 , Perez had won a bronze in the 2013 World Championships and he is also a Pan-American Games gold-medallist. Kavinder, on the other hand, edged past Japan’s Ryusei Baba in a similarly draining flyweight (52kg) bout, which ended 3-2 in his favour.Kavinder will next be up against third-seeded Algerian Mohamed Flissi. Flissi is a two-time World Championships medallist, having bagged a silver in 2013 followed by a bronze in the 2015 edition.
However, there was slight disappointment too as Asian Games bronze-medallist Satish Kumar (+91kg) bowed out of the competition after losing his opening contest to Azerbaijan’s two-time world champion Mahammadrasul Majidov 5-0.
Today on 3rd day of competition ,Amit (49 kg) will face Quipo who is seeded seventh and has got an opening round bye, In 2nd bout of day Gaurav (56 Kg) will be up against sixth-seeded Mauritian Jean-Jordy Vadamootoo who got first round bye .
later 3rd seeded VIKAS Krishan who will make fresh start in second round will be up against WHITTAKER Benjamin (ENG) who beat (KEN) KYALO John in opening round easily , In the Last bout of day 6th seeded SANGWAN Sumit will be up against WHATELEY Jason (AUS) . bout boxer got bye in opening round
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