Sagar, Tokas join Amit Panghal, Jasmine in boxing semi-finals to ensure seven medals

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Sagar, Tokas join Amit Panghal, Jasmine in boxing semi-finals to ensure seven medals

Birmingham, Aug 4 (PTI) Two new stars emerged here on Thursday as debutants Sagar Ahlawat and Jasmine Lamboriya joined the seasoned Amit Panghal as India confirmed seven medals in boxing at the Commonwealth Games.

Later in the day, Rohit Tokas, who turned 29 on August 1, notched up a dominating 5-0 win over Xavier Mata'afa-Ikinofo of Niue to also progress to the last four stage and assure of the seventh medal for India from the ring.

The biggest find was Ahlawat in the men's +91kg super heavyweight category as the 22-year-old continued his dream run in his international debut to dish out another superlative show and book a semifinal clash with Ifeany Onyekwere of Nigeria.