Krrish Pal commences Indian campaign with a win at Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi

New Delhi:  Krrish Pal  commenced  Indian campaign with a win beating  Uzbekistan’s Sobirjon Tastanov in the 46kg junior  category at Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships in the opening round match in Amman, Jordan on Wednesday.

The Chandigarh boxer,  notched up a 4-1 win in a hard-fought contest. 

Krrish Pal , adjudged the Most Promising Boxer at the last Junior Nationals ,will now square off against Robert Malu of Philippines in the next round.

A 50-member Indian contingent, with both junior and youth squads comprising 25 boxers each, has been taking part at the on-going Asian Youth & Junior Championships. 

The continental showpiece, where both the age groups of men and women, the youth and the junior, are being played together, will witness a strong competition in presence of 352 boxers from 21 countries including India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The finals will be played on March 13 and 14.

During the last edition of the ASBC Asian Youth and Junior Boxing championships held in Dubai in 2021, Indian contingent concluded their campaign with 39 medals including 14 gold.

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