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Eleven Services’ pugilists on Sunday made it to the finals of the sixth Youth National Boxing Championships in Gangtok, Sikkim
Services’ Arman (80 kg) produced a top show in the ring as he defeated Prasant Khatana of Madhya Pradesh by a unanimous decision to reach the final of the tournament. Arman dominated the bout from the get-go and landed some heavy punches on his opponent to gain an early advantage in the first round.
The next two rounds also saw the Services’ boxer dominating his opponent with swift movement and accurate punches. He will now face Ishan Kataria of Haryana in the final. SSCB’s Rishi also played brilliantly in the semi-final and defeated Haryana’s Vishesh by 3-0 to reach the final of the Championships.
Apart from Arman and Rishi, nine other boxers- Aryan (51kg), Ashish (54kg), Nikhil (57kg), M Hanthoi (60kg), Ankush (67kg), Preet Malik (71kg), Yogesh (75kg), Ayran (86kg) and Harsh (92kg) have also reached the finals.
Haryana’s pugilists also showcased tremendous display in the semi-finals as a total of six boxers from the state will play for the final prize. Asian Junior Champion Bharat Joon (92kg) was at his imperious best during his semi-final bout as he defeated Avchal Shai of Madhya Pradesh by RSC.
Bharat Joon began the bout with aggressive intent and gained an advantage over his opponent in the first round. The referee soon stopped the contest to declare Joon the winner. He will now play against Harsh of SSCB in the final.
Apart from Joon, Akshat(57kg), Yashwardhan Singh (63.5kg), Rupesh (67kg), Ishan Kataria (80kg) and Lakshay Rathi (92+kg) will also represent Haryana in the finals.