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Two Indians in semifinals of Russian boxing event

Indian boxers Amandeep Singh and Manpreet Singh outpunched their Russian rivals to move into the semi-finals of the Magomed Salam Umakhanov Memorial boxing Championships at Makhachkala, Russia.

other Updated: Jul 09, 2009 17:40 IST

Indian boxers Amandeep Singh and Manpreet Singh outpunched their Russian rivals to move into the semi-finals of the Magomed Salam Umakhanov Memorial boxing Championships at Makhachkala, Russia.

In the 48 kg category, Amandeep defeated Russian V Ginnachmaev 11-2 in the quarter finals and entered the medal round Wednesday.

Manpreet (91 kg) knocked out Abdullaev Rustam to make it to the last four.

In other events, Jasveer Singh (81 kg) defeated Iskanderov Khatiz of Azerbaijan 8-2 to advance to the second round.

Jai Singh Patil (69 kg) and Kuldeep Singh (75 kg), however, lost their first round bouts.

Patil lost to Ambartzumyn Edurd of Armenia 2-8 while Kuldeep went down to Russian Yron Nikolia 9-12 in a close fight.