Amit Panghal enters the quarterfinals while Sushila Devi Likmabam guarantees an Indian medal by moving on to the final. In judo, Sushila Devi Likmabam guarantees a medal: Sushila Devi Likmabam, an Indian judoka, advanced to the women’s 48 kg final on Monday, guaranteeing India a medal in the sport.
In the final match of the competition, the Indian judoka will face South African Michaela Whitebooi for the gold medal.
On day four of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Indian delegation, which has already won three gold medals in weightlifting, will be hoping to increase its medal total.
Numerous games will feature the Indian team, including the important hockey match versus the home team favourites, England. If they succeed in winning today, India will ensure that they do not play Australia in the semifinals.
Amit Panghal enters the quarterfinals
On Day 4 of the Commonwealth Games, Indian boxer Amit Panghal defeated Vanuatuan Namri Berri by a score of 5-0. The 26-year-old defeated Vanuatu in the Flyweight division of the Men’s 47-51 kg competition.
Panghal got off to a great start by winning the first round by a score of 5-0. He then carried on with his attacking strategy by throwing a barrage of punches that left his opponent baffled. Panghal similarly dominated the second round, winning it 5-0, and quickly advanced to the Flyweight category quarterfinals.
Amit Panghal’s most recent significant matchup before the 2022 Commonwealth Games came at the Tokyo Olympics. Panghal was defeated by Colombian Yuberjen Martinez in the 52 kg (flyweight) match after three exciting rounds.
About Sushila Devi Likmabam
Likmabam Judoka Sushila Devi is a member of the Heingang Mayai Leikai community in the Imphal East neighbourhood. She was one of four children, the second oldest of whom was born in 1995. Sushila started off as a champion, excelling in competitions ranging from regional to the famous Commonwealth Games.
Sushila was taken to the Khuman Lampak in December 2002 by her uncle, Likmabam Dinit, a former world Judo competitor. She began her training in Khuman at a very young age. She also received instruction from Khuman Lampak of the Special Area Games (SAG) and Sabitri Chanu of the Sports Authority of India (SAI).