2 Indian boxers assured of World Championship medals

Asian champion Amit Panghal assured India of a World Boxing Championship medal after advancing into the semifinals of the 52 kg category. Panghal went all out showing his pace and attack and defeated Filipino Carlo Paalam 4-1. Boxer Manish Kaushik too confirmed India its second medal with a convincing win over his Brazilian opponent in the 63 kg category. It will also be his maiden World Championship medal. Interestingly, India has never won more than one medal in a single edition of the World Boxing Championship.