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India at Tokyo Olympics: Vikas Krishan bows out after defeat against SQM Okazawa

LockerRoom Team
24 July 2021

The Tokyo Olympics campaign of Indian boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav came to an end today as he suffered a defeat to SQM Okazawa of Japan.

Vikas, who was going up against Okazawa in the Round of 32 in the Welterweight category, had problems from the start itself and even suffered a cut which further put him in trouble. Okazawa was clearly ahead after two rounds and though Vikas pushed to get a finish, the efforts did not materialize as the Japanese boxer comfortably steered to a 5-0 victory.

With the defeat, the Olympic campaign of Vikas Krishan comes to an end. This was his third outing in the Olympics. He was the lone Indian boxer in action at the Olympics today with names like Mary Kom and Manish Kaushik set to be in action on 25 July 2021.

Ashish Kumar will be in action on 26 July 2021 when Pooja Rani will step into the ring on 28 July 2021. Other boxers like Amit Panghal, Lovlina Borgohain, Satish Kumar and Simranjit Kaur had earlier got byes in their respective weight categories for the first round.

What do you think of the performance of Vikas Krishan? Let us know in the comment section of the article below. Also, Let us know your predictions for the upcoming showdowns of Indian boxers.

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