Sumit Sangwan enters last-16 of AIBA Olympic Qualifiers, shares photo with Abhinav Bindra

Sumit Sangwan advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of AIBA World Olympic Qualification tournament.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:June 20, 2016 6:26 am
Sumit Sangwan, Sangwan, Sumit , Abhinav Bindra, Bindra Sangwan, Sangwan Bindra, AIBA World Olympic Qualification, Boxing Sumit Sangwan will face Erdenebayar Sandagsuren in the pre-quarters on Tuesday. (Source: Facebook)

Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan (81kg) on Sunday advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the AIBA World Olympic Qualification tournament after notching up a hard-fought win over eighth seed Juan Carlos Carrillo of Colombia in Baku.

Sangwan shared a photo of him with Olympic champion shooter Abhinav Bindra, who was present during the fight to support the boxer.

READ: Abhinav Bindra appeals to AIBA to fix Indian boxing mess

The 23-year-old triumphed 2-1 in round of 32 contest against the world No.16, who is a former Youth Olympics silver-medallist.

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