Boxer Vikas enters Olympics pre-quarterfinals

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Vikas Krishan Yadav gave India’s boxing campaign a winning start at the Rio Olympics with a dominant victory over Charles Conwell of the US at the Riocentrio Pavilion here.

The Indian outpunched the 18-year-old American by a unanimous decision in the Round of 32 bout with all three judges ruling 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favour of the Haryana boxer sending him to the pre-quarterfinals.

–IANS

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