Amman (Jordan), Mar 10 : Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (69kg) advanced to the final after an impressive win while world number one Amit Panghal (52kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) settled for bronze medals at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers, here on Tuesday.
Krishan, Panghal and Lovlina have already confirmed their tickets to the Olympic Games by entering the semifinals. Krishan will come back with at least a silver after entering the final. He registered a 3-2 victory over second seed Ablaikhan Zhussupov of Kazakhstan, a two-time world bronze-medallist. The 28-year-old Indian will now face Jordanian Eishaih Hussein in the final on Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, world silver-medallist and top seed Panghal went down to Jianguan Hu of China in a split 3-2 decision. In an another bout, two-time world bronze-medallist and second seed Borgohain lost to third seed and 2018 world silver-medallist Hong Gu of China in a unanimous 5-0 verdict. (UNI)