Pugilist Sumit Sangwan eases into men’s 81kg quarters in 2014 Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, July 28 : Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan registered a comfortable 3-0 win over Mohammed Hakimu Fumu of Tanzania to reach the 2014 Commonwealth Games quarterfinals of the men’s 81kg category here. The 21-year-old pugilist dominated the proceedings and all three judges declared him a clear winner Sunday night.

Sangwan will take on New Zealand’s Davis Nyika for a place in the semifinals. Earlier, Sangwan’s compatriot Manoj Kumar also booked a berth in the quarters of the men’s 64kg category with a 2-0 win over Canada’s Arthur Biyarslanov.  Manoj will fight it out against Samuel Maxwell of England.

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