Asian Olympic qualifier: Vikas Krishan beat Kyrgyzstan Nursultan Mamataly 5-0 to advance to the quarter-finals.
- News 18 Sports
- Latest update: March 6, 2020, 11:13 PM IST
New Delhi: Olympic gold medalist Vikas Krishan (69kg) put on a superb start to his campaign after a 5-0 win over Kyrgyzstan's Nursultan Mamataly at the Asian / Asian Games in Amman, Jordan on Friday.
The former Asian gold medalist has barely made a strong foothold to fly in the quarter-finals, where he will face third-placed Quincy Mensah Sewonrets Okazawa of Japan. One more win will see Kirhan book his trip to Tokyo.
On Saturday, London Olympic gold medalist Mary Kom (51kg) and world medalist Amit Panghal (52kg) will begin their quest for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics / Asian Games in Amman, Jordan on Saturday.
37-year-old Mary Kom has set her eyes on the Olympic qualifier for the second time. Once again, Mary Kom expressed her desire to win gold medals at the Olympic Games in India, and since winning the bronze medal at the World Cup, the veteran has been training the same. Basketball Club Mary Kom has made it the first medal – male or female – to win eight medals at world-famous events.
Six-time world champions placed second and face New Zealand side Tasmyn Benny in the first round. Two wins will bring them to Tokyo which may indeed be their last appearance at the Games.
Raffaele Bergamasco said: "Mary knows this is her last Olympics and she wants to achieve her best as a medalist. She has worked hard, especially in the foot movement and has worked hard to be in good shape," "said Raffaele Bergamasco, foreign trainer of Indian women's boxing.
In Panghal, he is currently enjoying a red patch in his future. The gold medal at the Asian Games was the start of his best show and only surpassed the next several tournaments. With gold in Asia competitions and a world-class pennant in world championships, Panghal is ready to sacrifice everything to fulfill its Olympic dream.
He starts his campaign against Enongmanadakh Mongolia after a first-team victory and is a 1-1 record against a rival side. Go & # 39; s forever, Panghal insists on retaliating for his last encounter with Kharkuu and launching his campaign for a flying start.
Amit jumped in front of him before the Asian Games and beat him to one side. In the military world, Amit lost the same man at 5: 0. he even scores when he faces the opponent tomorrow (Saturday), said CA Kuttappa, India's boxing manager.