Boxer Rohit Tokas reaches 67kg quarterfinals


Indian boxer Rohit Tokas (Photograph: Twitter/@Media_SAI)

Birmingham: Indian boxer Rohit Tokas (67kg) entered the quarterfinals of the boys’s welterweight class on the Commonwealth Video games right here on Tuesday. The 29-year-old Delhi boxer registered a 5-0 win over Ghana’s Alfred Cote.

Enjoying with an open guard for the higher a part of the bout, Tokas spent the primary spherical defending as Kote performed the position of the offensive. Whereas Kote hit extra punches than Tokas, he was not clear and the Indian defended properly to seal a 4-1 victory.

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Within the second spherical, Tokas, who’s making his CWG debut, seemed extra assured and made a number of good strokes and hooks to win over his opponent as properly.

Tokas landed a mix of punches on his opponent within the final three minutes. Kota had no reply to the Indian assault as all 5 judges dominated in favor of the latter. Tokas is now only one win away from guaranteeing a medal.

(The article is written by PTI. Solely the title has been modified.),



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