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10 MEDALS ASSURED FOR INDIA AT ASIAN GAMES TEST

Date: 13/02/2018 | Edition: Delhi | Page: 16 | Source: Bureau | Clip size (cm): W: 5 H: 4

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Extracted Text data: JAKARTA: India were assured a total of 10 boxing medals at the Asian Games Test event here after 3 fought their way into the semifinals while 7 others got byes into the last-four stage. World youth champion Shashi Chopra (57kg), three-time King's Cup gold-medallist K Shyam Kumar (49kg) and Asian youth silver-medallist Ashish (64kg) advanced after contrasting wins. Moving ahead with first-round byes were India Open gold-medallist Manish Kaushik (60kg), Ritu Grewal (51kg), Pavitra (60kg), Salman Shaikh Anwar (52kg), Etash Khan (56kg), Pawan Kumar (69kg), and Ashish Kumar (75kg). Shashi notched up a comprehensive 5-0 win over Singapore's Nur Sabrina Binte, while Shyam Kumar clinched a close 3-2 triumph over Thailand's Samak Saehan. Ashish defeated Japan's Daisuke Narimatsu by 5-0.