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World championship bronze medallist Deepak Bhoria and Nishant Dev recorded emphatic wins of their respective occasions of the Asian Video games, on Monday. Deepak out-punched Malaysia’s Muhammad Abdul Qaiyum Bin Ariffin 5-0 to advance to spherical of 16 within the males’s 51kg occasion. Nishant notched up a win over Nepal’s Dipesh Lama by an identical margin within the males’s 71kg opening spherical. Nonetheless, Arundhati Choudhary bowed out within the opening spherical of the ladies’s 66kg occasion. The younger Indian pugilist was no match to world champion Yang Liu of China, who jabbed and hooked her approach to a dominant 5-0 win.
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Deepak, who had pipped final yr’s gold medallist Amit Panghal to make the squad, was concerned in an energy-sapping bout.
He used his highly effective punches, lunging ahead to jab his opponent who was equally quick. Deepak wore down the Malaysian with physique photographs whereas gliding throughout the ring to defend.
Deepak will face the 2021 world champion Japan’s Tomoya Tsuboi within the subsequent spherical.
Competing for the primary time since his World Championship bronze medal in Might, Nishant used his lengthy attain to land decisive blows on his opponent. The Nepal boxer did properly however Nishant’s highly effective blows pressured the referee to offer Lama the eight rely twice.
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