India at Tokyo Olympics: Boxing Draw LIVE: Mary Kom, Amit Panghal, Pooja Rani, Vikas Krishan draw, opponents, schedule, all you need to know- follow for live updates

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India at Tokyo Olympics – Indian Boxers Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom, Amit Panghal, Pooja Rani, Vikas Krishan draw, opponents, schedule, all you need to know- follow for live updates on InsideSport.co & LIVE Streaming of Tokyo Olympics on SonyLIV.

India at Tokyo Olympics: Boxing Draw LIVE: Mary Kom, Amit Panghal, Pooja Rani, Vikas Krishan draw, opponents, schedule, all you need to know- follow for live updates

The draws for the Indian boxers competing at the Tokyo Olympics have been revealed. The highlight of the draws are as follows –

  • Star boxer Amit Panghal (52kg) is among the four Indian pugilists who received byes into the Tokyo Olympics pre-quarterfinals as per the draw unveiled on Thursday.
  • Satish Kumar, Simranjit Kaur, and Lovlina Borgohain are the other three players who have received byes.
  • Six-time world champion pugilist Mary Kom will be leading India’s charge in the upcoming showpiece event. She will lock horns with Dominica’s Miguelina Hernandez on Sunday.
  • In-form Pooja Rani will square off against Algeria’s Ichrak Chaib in her opening bout.
  • Vikas Krishan will play against Japan’s Mensah Okazawa in the round of 32 on Saturday to kick-start India’s quest for a medal.

 

India at Tokyo Olympics – Tokyo Olympics Boxing Draw: Indian boxers will start their campaign from Sunday

India last won a medal in boxing in the 2012 London Olympics when Mary Kom clinched a bronze four years after Vijender Singh finished third in the 2008 showpiece event. Since then, India has not won a medal in the Olympics in the discipline.

However, India did come close to clinching a medal in the 2016 Games before boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav faced defeat in the quarter-finals.

The men’s boxing side comprises number one and Asian Games champion Panghal (52kg), Manish Kaushik (63kg), Vikas Krishan (69kg), Ashish Kumar (75kg), and Satish Kumar (+91kg). The women’s squad includes Mary Kom (51kg), Simranjit Kaur (60kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), and Pooja Rani (75kg).

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Tokyo Olympics Boxing Draw LIVE: India at Tokyo Olympics – Boxing schedule Tokyo Olympics

July 24

8:00 AM: Women’s Welterweight Round of 32 (Lovlina Borgohain)

9:54 AM: Men’s Welterweight Round of 32 (Vikas Krishan)

July 25

7:30 AM: Women’s Flyweight Round of 32 (Mary Kom)

8:48 AM: Men’s Lightweight Round of 32 (Manish Kaushik)

July 26

7:30 AM: Men’s Flyweight Round of 32 (Amit Panghal)

9:06 AM: Men’s Middleweight Round of 32 (Ashish Kumar)

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July 27

7:30 AM: Men’s Welterweight Round of 16 (Vikas Krishan – if qualifies)

9:36 AM: Women’s Lightweight Round of 32 (Simranjit Kaur)

10:09 AM: Women’s Welterweight Round of 32 (Lovlina Borgohain – if qualifies)

July 28

8:00 AM: Women’s Middleweight Round of 16 (Pooja Rani)

July 29

7:30 AM: Men’s Middleweight Round of 16 (Ashish Kumar – if qualifies)

8:33 AM: Men’s Super Heavyweight Round of 16 (Satish Kumar)

9:36 AM: Women’s Flyweight Round of 16 (Mary Kom – if qualifies)

July 30:

7:30 AM: Women’s Lightweight Round of 16 (Simranjit Kaur – if qualifies)

July 31 to August 8:

All Categories (Final Rounds and Medal Matches – if boxers qualify)

Boxing will be one of India’s best bets at the Tokyo Olympics this time. India has two medals to show at the Olympics stage to date and with the presence of the likes of World No. 1 Amit Panghal, MC Mary Kom, and others India is expected to add more to their Olympic kitty at Tokyo. Follow Indian Boxers LIVE only on InsideSport.co & Watch Tokyo Olympics Boxing LIVE Streaming on SonyLIV

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Indian Boxing history at Olympics: Let’s have a look at two medals won by Vijender Singh and M.C. Mary Kom

2008 Beijing Olympics

Vijender Singh became the first Indian boxer to win an individual Olympic medal. He won a bronze medal in the middleweight category after losing to Emile Correa of Cuba by a score of 5-8.

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2012 London Olympics

The six-time world champion MC Mary Kom won a bronze medal in this Olympics. She lost in the semi-finals to Nicola Adams by a score of 6-11.

Tokyo Olympics Boxing Live Streaming details & all other details – All Tokyo Olympic Boxing Matches will be Live Streamed on SonyLIV in India & Follow them LIVE on InsideSport.co.

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