Men's National Boxing Championships 2022: Shiva Thapa, and Rohit Tokas progressed to the quarter-finals

Shiva Thapa and Rohit Tokas booked themselves into the quarter-finals of the Men's National Boxing Championships 2022 in Hisar on Monday.

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Six-time Asian medalist Shiva Thapa and Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Rohit Tokas booked themselves into the quarter-finals of the 6th Elite Men's National Boxing Championships 2022 in Hisar on Monday.

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Thapa (63.5kg), representing Assam, beat Delhi's Jaswinder Singh 5-0 in their last-16-round bout. The 2015 World Championships bronze medalist utilized his experience and supreme technical ability to dominate the entire bout. He blanked his opponent to secure the win by unanimous decision. He will face the winner of the bout between Sanu T of Kerala and Ashutosh Kumar of Punjab in his quarter-final on Wednesday.

On the other hand, Tokas (67kg) of the Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) defeated Jai Singh of Chhattisgarh 5-0 in a one-sided contest. Courtesy of his attacking brilliance, Tokas had the upper hand over his opponent and managed to keep him quiet throughout the bout. Tokas will take the ring against the winner of the bout between Nishchaya and Aman Duhan in the quarters.

Meanwhile, Asian Games silver medalist Ashish Kumar (80kg) has also crossed the last-16 stage hurdle. The Himachal Pradesh player easily defeated Sumit Poonia of Rajasthan. At the same time, World Youth Champion (2016) Sachin (57kg) won against Haryana's Neeraj. The RSPB boxers did not give any chance to the opponent player on the basis of an excellent attack. In the same weight category, Rushikesh Goud of Maharashtra defeated Sonu of Bihar 5-0.

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Shivam Tiwari (60kg) of All India Police defeated Savio Michael of Telangana. While Pavan Kumar N (51kg) of Karnataka defeated Pawan Kumar Arya of Uttarakhand. He will face off against Prashant Yadav of Delhi. A total of 386 boxers from 13 different weight categories are participating in the Men's National Boxing Championships 2022.

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