CWG 2018: Commonwealth Games 2018 day six saw five Indian pugilists take the ring in the quarterfinals and harboured hopes of winning their respective bouts for an assurance of a medal. And all five won their bouts in convincing fashion to take India’s confirmed medal performance from the ring to six. Mary Kom had already assured India of a medal and on Day 6 of CWG 2018, Amit Panghal, Naman Tanwar, Hussamuddin Mohammed, Manoj Kumar and Satish Kumar added to the list. (CWG 2018 Medals Tally)
CWG 2018, Highlights, Updates from India Boxers at 2018 Commonwealth Games
- 16:55 (IST)
Five medals confirmed
India in boxing today:Amit Phangal beat Aqeel AhmedNaman Tanwar beat Frank MasoeMohammed Hussamuddin beat MulengaManoj Kumar beat Terry NickolasSatish Kumar beat Nigel Paul
5 MEDALS CONFIRMED TODAY!
- 16:52 (IST)
Satish Kumar wins!
Satish Kumar beats Nigel Paul in a split decision. The Indian boxer wins 4-1 on points. India are assured of yet another medal from boxing. Five medals confirmed for India today.
- 16:00 (IST)
MANOJ KUMAR WINS!
Manoj Kumar beats Terry Nickolas on points: 4-1. India are assured of one more medal from the boxing ring then. That takes the tally to five.
- 15:10 (IST)
Mohammed Hussamuddin wins!
Another medal for India confirmed! Mohammed Hussamuddin of India beats his opponent Everisto Mulenga in the 56kg quarter-final. He moves into the semis and assures India of a bronze medal atleast. That medal can imrove if Hussamuddin advances further.
- 13:49 (IST)
Mohammed Hussamuddin in action
India have already secured three boxing medals. Mary Kom is into the semi-finals. Two male boxers reached the semi-final in the morning. If Hussamuddin does it, he will gaurantee India the fourth medal. Two more boxers remain after him
- 11:05 (IST)
NAMAN TANWAR WINS!
Unanimous decision victory for India's Naman Tanwar! Total domination from Tanwar in his 91kg quarter-final against Samoa's Frank Masoe. He confirms India of atleast a bronze medal
- 10:56 (IST)
Naman Tanwar vs Frank Masoe: 1st Q/F
Brilliant movement from Naman against Masoe. He is in control and has out punched his opponent. He looks confident and with that open stance, he has really made a good start to his bout. Should get this round
- 09:42 (IST)
Amit Panghal wins!
Amit Panghal wins his quarter-final bout! A split decision from the judges in favour of Amit which gives him the win a confirmation of atleast a bronze medal in the men's 46-49kg category.
- 09:16 (IST)
Amit Panghal vs Aqeel Ahmad
Four Indian boxers take the ring on Tuesday in Gold Coast and all four will eye a medal. Boxing the quarterfinals, a win at this stage will assure them of a medal and the first of the four boxers to compete is Amit Panghal in the men's 46-49kg category.
Five Indian boxers are in action on day six of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. The day will start with Amit Panghal taking on Aqeel Ahmad of Scotland. This is a quarter-final event and win here will give him a bronze and an semi-final berth. Next will be Naman Tanwar facing Frank Masoe of Samoa. Later in the day, Hussamuddin Mohammed will face Zambia's Everisto Mulenga. Veteran boxer Manoj Kumar will be another boxer of the day for India and he will face Terry Nickolas of Australia. Satish Kumar will be the final boxer of the day for India. If all five boxers reach the next round, India will be assured of five medals. But who will?