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CWG 2022: Boxers Nitu Ghanghas, Amit Panghal storm into finals | Commonwealth Games 2022 News

BIRMINGHAM: Indian boxer Amit Panghal (51kg) displayed his class as he reached his second consecutive Commonwealth Games ultimate whereas Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) additionally remained on track for a gold in her maiden look right here on Saturday.
Panghal, who’s vying to win the yellow metallic after his silver within the final version, got here from behind to beat an aggressive Patrick Chinyemba of Zambia with a 5-0 unanimous choice win.

Nitu, then again, prevailed over Canada’s Priyanka Dhillon as she notched a RSC (Referee Stops Contest) win within the minimal weight class.
Such was the 21-year-old Nitu’s confidence that she performed with an open guard, inviting her opponent to strike whereas utilizing her straight jabs and mixture punches to nice impact. In the tip, the referee needed to finish the competition.

Panghal, 26, was left on the again foot as his youthful, extra aggressive opponent landed a barrage of punches on the world championship silver medallist.
Trailing 2-3 after the opening spherical, Panghal, who regarded to place behind the ghost of the Tokyo Olympics the place he made a primary spherical exit, needed to dig deep in his reservoir of expertise. The Asian Games champion upped the ante, touchdown hooks and jabs at will to take the spherical.
The ultimate three minutes had been keenly contested with each pugilists making an attempt to go away an impression however 4 of the judges dominated in favour of Panghal.