Indian boxers continue good run in World Military Games

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Indian boxers Duryodhan Singh Negi and Jaideep advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of their respective weight categories in the 7th CISM World Military Games on Sunday.

Negi (69kg), a former national champion, beat Hikal Mohamed of Egypt 5-0 in his round of 32 bout while Jaideep (75kg) also won by an identical margin against Nabah Ahmad of Qatar.

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On Saturday, World Championships silver medallist Amit Panghal won his opening bout in the men’s flyweight (52kg) category as the boxers gave India a good start in the Games.

India is being represented by 54 athletes in nine sports — Archery, boxing, diving, modern pentathlon, shooting, track and field, gymnastics and tennis — in the Games.

India won six medals in the 2015 edition which was held in South Korea.

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