Asian Games: Amit Panghal breezes into finals

Asian Games: Amit Panghal breezes into finals

Agency News

Jakarta, Aug 31: India boxer Amit Panghal breezed into the finals of Men's Light Fly (49kg) beating Philippines' Carlo Paalam in the semi-final match at the Asian Games here on Friday.

Amit unanimously won the match 3-2, according to three judges. Amit score was 29, 28, 28, 30 and 29 while in Carol's case two judges put his score at 28, 29, 29, 27 and 28. Amit will play the gold medal match against Uzbekistan's Hasanboy Dusmatov on Saturday.

Amit was silver medallist in light flyweight category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia and also won bronze at Asian Championships in Light Fly in 2017 at Tashkent, Uzbekistan. UNI