Satish tames EvansFebruary 1, 2018
Jaiswal downs Negamatullaev; Mary Kom, Sarita make final
Satish Kumar warmed the hearts of hardcore Indian fans as he tamed Agnes Keddy Evans of Seychelles in the super heavyweight semifinals of the Spicejet India Open international boxing championship here on Wednesday.
Satish was one of the three Indian men to beat a foreigner and book a berth in the final and he did that with considerable poise.
The referee had to rescue Evans from further punishment in the second round as Satish overcame a tough early phase to dominate. In the final, Satish will be up against Bakhodir Jalolov of Uzbekistan who beat Cuban Yohandi Toirac Ortega with a unanimous decision.
Devanshu Jaiswal beat Shabbos Negamatullaev of Tajikistan to make the light-heavyweight final, where he will run into Osvary David Gutierrez of Cuba.
Manish Kaushik extended his domination over Olympian Shiva Thapa with a 5-0 win and will meet Battumur Misheelt of Mongolia, who clawed his way past Ankush Dahiya with a 3-2 victory.
Dinesh beat CWG champion Manoj Kumar.
In the women’s section, Mary Kom and Sarita Devi made the final. Mary Kom was happy she tackled the tall Mongolian Altansetseg Lutsaikhan with conviction after a bit of confusion in the first round, even though the judges ruled 4-1 in her favour.
Sarita Devi attacked in bursts and said that she was looking forward to fighting an Olympic medallist Mira Marjut Potkonan of Finland in the final.
The Indian women also ensured two gold medals by setting up title clashes in the 54 kg and 69 kg sections.
The results (semifinals): Men: 49 kg: Amit bt Lalbiakkima Nutlai 4-1; Shyam Kumar Kakara w.o. Narinram Thani (Tha); 52kg: Anwar Shaik Salman bt Gaurav Solanki 3-2; Khudoynazar Fayzov (Uzb) bt Marvin Tabamo (Phi) 4-1; 56kg: Enkh Amar Kharkuu (Mgl) bt Mohammad Hussamuddin 5-0; Abdulkhay Sharakhmatov (Uzb) bt Etash Khan 5-0.
60kg: Manish Kaushik bt Shiva Thapa 5-0; Battumur Misheelt (Mgl) bt Ankush Dahiya 3-2; 64kg: Ikboljon Kholdarov (Uzb) bt Dheeraj 4-1; Jorge Moiran Vinent (Cub) bt Rohit Tokas 4-1; 69kg: Dinesh bt Manoj Kumar 4-1; Bobo-Usmon Baturov (Uzb) bt Duryodhan Singh Negi 5-0. 75kg; Israil Madrimov (Uzb) bt Mandeep Jangra 4-1; Osiey Iglesias Estrada (Cub) bt Tursynbay Kulakhmet (Kaz) 5-0; 81kg: Osvary David Gutierez (Cub) bt Kuandyk Zhussip (Kaz) 5-0; Devanshu Jaiswal bt Shabbos Negmatullaev (Tjk) 4-1; 91kg: Sanjeet bt Naman Tanwar 4-1; Sanjar Tursunov (Uzb) w.o. Sumit Sangwan; +91kg: Satish Kumar bt Agnes Keddy Evans (Sey) RSC 2nd round; Bakhodir Jalolov (Uzb) bt Ortega Yohandi Toirac (Cub) 5-0.
Women: 48 kg: Mary Kom bt Altansetseg Lutsaikhan (Mgl) 4-1; Josie Gabuco (Phi) bt Monika 3-2; 51kg: Sarjubala Devi bt Ochirbat Jargalan (Mgl) 3-2; Pinki Rani bt Chuthamat Raksat (Tha) 5-0; 54kg: M. Meena Kumari bt Jamuna Boro 5-0; Manisha bt Bimala Shrestha (Nep) 5-0. 57kg: Nesthy Petecio (Phl) bt Christian Marwam Jembay (Ina) 5-0; Sonia bt Shashi Chopra 5-0; 60kg: Sarita Devi bt Priyanka Choudhary 4-1; Mira Marjut Potkonan (Fin) bt Pavitra 5-0; 64kg: Piwalo Basumatary bt Punam Rawal 5-0; Sudaporn Seesondee (Tha) bt Simranjit Kaur 5-0. 69kg: Pooja bt Heena Tokas 5-0; Lovlina Borgohain bt Erdenetuya Enkhbaatar (Mgl) 4-1; 75kg: Essiane Clotilde (Cmr) bt Panich Suchada (Tha) RSC 2nd round; Saweety Boora bt Alari Boro 5-0.