Boxer Shiva Thapa off to a flying begin, outplays Pakistan’s Suleman Baloch in opening spherical 

5-time Asian medallist boxer Shiva Thapa outpowered Pakistan’s Suleman Baloch to cruise into the Spherical of 16 of the boys’s 63.5 kg class on the ongoing Commonwealth Video games (CWG 2022) on Friday, July 29. The 28-year-old totally dominated the bout to win with a unanimous 5:0 resolution.

Thapa will subsequent sq. off in opposition to Scotland’s Reese Lynch within the males’s gentle welterweight Spherical of 16 bout on July 30.

CWG 2022: Indian boxing contingent’s opening draw fixtures

A 12-member boxing contingent spearheaded by Olympic bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain, world champion Nikhat Zareen and five-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa is representing India at CWG 2022.

Listed here are the opening-round matches and schedules for the remainder of the Indian boxers:


Amit Panghal vs Namri Berri (Vanuatu)

Class: Flyweight (48-51kg); Date: August 1

Mohammad Hussamuddin vs. Amzolele Dyeyi (South Africa)

Class: Featherweight (54-57kg); Date: July 30

Rohit Tokas vs Alfred Kotey (Ghana)

Class: Welterweight (63.5-67kg) (Bye); Date: August 2

Sumit Kundu vs Callum Peters (Australia)

Class: Middleweight (71-75kg) (Bye); Date: July 31

Ashish Chaudhary vs Travis Tapatuetoa (Niue)

Class: Mild heavyweight (75-80kg) (Bye); Date: August 1

Sanjeet vs. Ato Leau Plodzicki-Faogali (SAM)

Class: Heavyweight (+92kg); Date: July 30

Sagar vs. Maxime Yegnong Nijeyo (CMR)

Class: Heavyweight (+92kg); Date: July 31

A look at the CWG 2022 men's draw
A take a look at the CWG 2022 males’s draw


Nikhat Zareen vs. Helena Ismael Bagao (Mozambique)

Class: Flyweight (48-50kg); Date: July 31

Lovlina Borgohain vs Ariane Nicholson (New Zealand)

Class: Mild middleweight (66-70kg) ; Date: July 30

Jaismine Lamboriya vs Troy Garton (New Zealand)

Class: Light-weight (57-60kg) (Bye); Date: August 4

Nitu vs Nicole Clyde (Northern Eire)

Class: Minimal weight (45-48kg) (Bye); Date: August 3

A look at the CWG 2022 women's draw
A take a look at the CWG 2022 ladies’s draw

Indian boxing contingent for CWG 2022

Right here is the complete listing of Indian boxers who’ve booked their spots at CWG 2022:

Males: Amit Panghal (51 kg), Mohammad Hussamuddin (57 kg), Shiva Thapa (63.5 kg), Rohit Tokas (67 kg), Sumit Kundu (75 kg), Ashish Chaudhary (80 kg), Sanjeet (92 kg), Sagar (92+ kg)

Ladies’s: Nitu (48 kg), Nikhat Zareen (50 kg), Jaismine (60 kg), Lovlina Borgohain (70 kg)

The place to observe India matches in Commonwealth Video games & Stay Streaming particulars

The Sony Sports activities Community has the broadcasting rights for the Commonwealth Video games 2022 in India. Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 3, Sony SIX, and Sony TEN 4 will dwell telecast CWG 2022 in India. Stay streaming may even be obtainable on the Sony LIV app and web site.

Additionally learn: CWG 2022: Nationwide Champion Sumit Kundu says “preparations for Commonwealth Video games really feel surreal”

Edited by Sudeshna Banerjee

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