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Boxer Akhil in World Cup semi-final

India boxer Akhil Kumar outpunched Marcel Schneider of Germany to enter the semi-final of bantam weight category in the World Cup in Moscow today.

india Updated: Dec 10, 2008 21:43 IST

India boxer Akhil Kumar outpunched Marcel Schneider of Germany to enter the semi-final of bantam weight category in the World Cup in Moscow today.

Akhil rained punches as he won the quarterfinal bout 15-6.

In the semi-final, Akhil will meet Cuban Yankiel Leon Alarcon, who defeated Botswana's Khumiso Ikgopoleng 7-0.

Akhil got a direct entry into the elite event on account of his quarterfinal appearance at the Beijing Games.

Jitender (51kg) Antharesh Lakra (57kg) and Dinesh (84kg) are the other Indians in fray.

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