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Youth Boxing World C'ships: Sachin punches his way to pre-quarters

November 21, 2016 18:50 IST

Asian Championships quarter-finalist Sachin (49kg) advanced to the pre-quarters of World Youth Boxing Championships with a comprehensive second-round victory in St. Petersburg, Russia on Monday.

A detailed view of the ring during day one of the Boxing Elite National Championships at Echo ArenaSachin defeated Roumania's Petre Cosmin Girleanu 5-0 to advance.

He joined Asian silver-medallist Ankush Dahiya (60kg), who notched up a hard-fought second-round win over Germany's Nick Bier by a 3-2 margin on Sunday.

Image of a boxing ring (used for representational purposes)

Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

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