Commonwealth Games silver-winning duo of Manish Kaushik (60kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) led the charge as six Indian boxers advanced to the finals of the Makran Cup in Chabahar, Iran.
Army man, Duryodhan Singh Negi continued the winning spree scripting a confident unanimous victory over his rival Moradi Al to guarantee himself a place in the finals of the 54kg category and a shot at winning the gold medal.
Satish Kumar, who is a former Asian Games bronze medallist, blanked Ramazan Pour 5:0 to enter the finals where he will battle for the coveted gold medal.
Other Indian boxers who entered the finals were Deepak and Lalitha Prasad. Deepak defeated Ammari Malek 5:0 in the (46-49) light-fly category while Lalitha got the better of Marvin Tabamo to book his spot in the finals. Upcoming prospect and India Open gold medallist, Sanjeet also ensured a place in the finals with a decisive win over Amiri Pourya with a margin of 5-0.
Rohit Tokas (64Kg) and Manijeet Singh Panghal (75Kg) settled for a bronze medal after going down in their respective semi-final clash. Tokas started strong but succumbed to an unfortunate 1:4 loss to Bagher Faraji. Manijeet Singh too suffered a similar fate against Safdarian Sina, while he lost the bout 0-5.
(With Agency Inputs)