Indian boxers Amit Pangal (51kg) and Neetu Ganghos (48kg) secured more medals for India by reaching the finals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Pangal, who won a silver medal at the last Commonwealth Games, followed that up with a 5-0 unanimous decision win over Zambia’s Patrick Chinemba.

Trailing 2-3 after the opening round, Pangal, aiming to overcome the ghosts of the Tokyo Olympics where he crashed out in the first round, will have to dig deep into his reservoir of experience. The Asian Games champion stepped up his forehand, landing and kicks in his desire to lead the round. The final three minutes were tightly contested, with both players trying to impress, but four of the judges ruled in Pangal’s favour.

Meanwhile, Neetu dominated Canada’s Priyanka Dhillon as she won the RSC (Referee Stops Contest) in the minimum weight category.

The game lasted only one minute and thirty seconds. Neetu’s boxing skills were such that the match could not go beyond the second round and Gangas won by stoppage. Gangas was excellent in both rounds and got the nod from all the judges, although Dillon had good competition.

Check out the rest of the schedule:

Boxing champion Nihat Zarin will fight Savanna Stubley from England at 19:15 in the weight category over 48 to 50 kg.

Starting at 20:00, boxer Jasmin Lamboria will compete with Gemma Richardson from England in the over 57-60 kg category.

Starting at 12:45 p.m., Rohit Tokas will compete in the 63.5-67 kg category.

Finally, Sagar Ahlavat will box from 1:30 in the weight category over 92 kg.

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