Strandja Memorial: Deepak Kumar stuns Olympic and world champion Shakhobiddin Zoirov to storm into finals

Strandja Memorial: Deepak Kumar stuns Olympic and world champion Shakhobiddin Zoirov to storm into finals

Deepak clinched one of the crucial memorable wins of his profession with a 4-1 win over extra fancied Zoirov, who had claimed the 2019 world championship title beating India’s Amit Panghal.

Strandja Memorial: Deepak Kumar stuns Olympic and world champion Shakhobiddin Zoirov to storm into finals

Deepak clinched one of the crucial memorable wins of his profession. Particular association

New Delhi: Asian silver-winner Deepak Kumar (52kg) on Friday shocked Olympic and world champion Shakhobiddin Zoirov of Uzbekistan to storm into the finals of the 72nd Strandja Memorial Boxing Match in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Deepak clinched one of the crucial memorable wins of his profession with a 4-1 win over extra fancied Zoirov, who had claimed the 2019 world championship title beating India’s Amit Panghal.

Zoirov can also be a silver-medallist from the Asian Video games and the championships.

Within the quarterfinals on Thursday, Deepak defeated Bulgaria’s Darislav Vasilev 5-0.

Nonetheless, former youth world champion Jyoti Gulia (51kg) and Bhagyabati Kachari (75kg) bowed out of the ladies’s competitors.

With their loss, India’s problem within the girls’s draw has come to an finish with out anybody managing to safe a medal.

Manjeet Singh (+91kg), within the males’s draw, additionally made his exit from the match.

Gulia, who defeated two-time world champion Nazym Kyzaibay within the quarterfinals, went down 0-5 to Romania’s Lacramioara Perijoc.

Kachari additionally misplaced by the identical margin to American Naomi Graham.

Manjeet was overwhelmed by Armenia’s Gurgen Hovhannisyan.

Earlier within the competitors, Naveen Boora (69kg) made the semifinals by defeating Brazil’s Eravio Edson in his quarterfinal bout.

He will likely be up in opposition to Asian Video games gold-medallist Bobo-Usmon Baturov in his last-four-stage bout.
India received three medals on the earlier version of the occasion (one silver and two bronze).

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