World Boxing C’ships: Ashish advances to subsequent spherical, Harsh suffers 0-5 loss

Tokyo Olympian Ashish Chaudhary superior to the 80kg pre-quarterfinals with a break up choice win over Meysam Gheshlaghi of Iran on the Males’s World Boxing Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Tuesday.

Ashish Chaudhary (in purple) in motion. (BFI/File Photograph)

Ashish secured a hard-fought 4-1 victory in opposition to the previous Asian Championships silver medalist. The 28-year-old from Himachal Pradesh displayed his attacking intent from the phrase go by touchdown highly effective jabs to maintain his opponent at bay within the first spherical.

Ashish, the 2019 Asian Championships silver medalist, then utilised his good motion and supreme technical capacity to edge previous the Iranian. He’ll now face a troublesome problem from the two-time Olympic champion Arlen Lopez of Cuba within the spherical of 16.

In the meantime, debutant Harsh Choudhary bowed out of the competitors after struggling a 0-5 unanimous choice loss in opposition to Billy McAllister of Australia within the 86kg class.

On Wednesday, Nishant Dev (71kg) will tackle the 2021 World Championships bronze medalist Sarkhan Alliyev of Azerbaijan in his first match of the match, which is witnessing the participation of 538 boxers, together with a number of Olympic medalists, from 107 international locations.

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