Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 9 Updates: Satish Kumar beaten by Bakhodir Jalolov
Boxer Satish Kumar has lost in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics
Boxer Satish Kumar has lost in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics.Boxer Bakhodir Jalolov of Uzbekistan defeated Satish 5-0 in the quarterfinals.Satish defeated Jamaican boxer Ricardo Brown in the pre-quarter final match.Earlier, No. 1 Amit Pandhal was knocked out in the pre-quarterfinals. However, before the match, Satish Kumar was injured and had stitches,yet he landed in the ring for the confrontation. He could not dominate Jalolov in three rounds.
Satish Kumar defeated Ricardo Brown of Jamaica in the final-16 match of the 91 kg category. He won the match 4-1. Satish won the first round 5-0, the second and third round 4-1. But in the final-8 match, Satish had no answer to Bakhodir Jalolov's attack. However, he was playing safe due to injury. As for the Indian male players, three out of five boxers were knocked out in the first round. They include Manish Kaushik, Vikas Krishnan and Ashish Kumar.
Amit Pandhal lost in the pre-quarter finals. While now Satish Kumar has lost in the quarter finals. No Indian boxer even won a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Speaking of women boxers, 4 athletes qualified for the Olympics. Only Lovely's Borgoh is in the medal race, with three others out.Lovely has reached the semifinals. Pooja Rani lost in the quarterfinals, while 2012 bronze medalists MC Mary Kom and Simranjit Kaur lost in the round of 16