Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal, and Sagar enter Elite Men's National Boxing Championships final

Shiva Thapa showcased his experience and won over Maharashtra's Harivansh Tawari.

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Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal, and Sagar enter Elite Men's National Boxing Championships final

Shiva Thapa. Image- Lokmat Times

Six-time Asian Championships medalists Shiva Thapa (63.5kg), Amit Panghal (51kg) and Sagar (92+kg) continued their fine form to enter the final of the 7th Elite Men's National Boxing Championships in Shillong.

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Shiva Thapa. Image- Lokmat Times
Shiva Thapa. Image- Lokmat Times

Representing Assam, Shiva showcased his experience and won over Maharashtra's Harivansh Tawari with a perfect score of 5-0. The gold medal winners from the previous edition will face the SSCB (Services Sports Control Board) seed in the Men's National Boxing Championships final.

Amit Panghal, representing SSCB, was facing off against Ankit of RSPB (Railway Sports Promotion Board). The match was tightly contested throughout, but the highly experienced 28-year-old maintained his composure at crucial moments of the game and defeated his opponent by a 5-2 split decision. The 2019 World Championship silver medalist will now face Chandigarh's Anshul Punia in the Men's National Boxing Championships final.

Meanwhile, Sagar, representing RSPB, faced Delhi's Vishal Kumar in the semi-final clash. Sagar's skill and powerful punches were on full display as he dominated the match and won with a score of 5-0. The 2022 Commonwealth Games silver medalist will face Punjab's Jaipal Singh in the gold medal match.

Moreover, 2021 Asian champion, Sanjeet (92kg) of SSCB defeated his rival Vicky of AIP (All India Police). Sanjeet was on top of his game and dominated the bout to win via unanimous decision. Sanjeet will face Naveen Kumar of Haryana in the final.

Other SSCB boxers who qualified for the Elite Men's National Boxing Championships final include Barun Singh (48kg), Pawan (54kg), Sachin (57kg), Akash (60kg), Vanshaj (63.5kg), Rajat (67kg), Akash (71kg), Deepak (75kg), Lakshya (80kg) and Jugnoo (86kg).

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SSCB has topped the medal tally by securing 12 medals in the ongoing 7th Elite Men's National Boxing Championships.

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