Jr Boxing: Assam confirms two medals

Online Staff/GUWAHATI, July 15: Assam ensured two medals when Himangshu Thapa and Abhinab Saikia won their respective quarter final bouts in the Junior Men’s National Boxing Championship at the Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phukan Indoor stadium today. Himangshu, participated in the 46-48kg category, defeated Aditya Pratap Singh of Uttar Pradesh in the quarter finals. His teammate Abhinab, in another quarters, defeated Jagadish Yadav (Uttar Pradesh) in 66-70kg category. Two other boxers from Assam-Diganta Rava and Sombahadur Pradhan however lost their quarter final ties and bowed out from the competition.