Boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav enters Olympic pre-quarterfinals
August 10, 2016 13:05 IST
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Vikas will now face Onder Sipal of Turkey in the pre-quarterfinals. Sipal faced a tough challenge from the impressive Benny Muzio of Zambia before winning an entertaining and highly technical bout by a split decision. Vikas was at the wrong end of some controversial officiating at the 2012 London Olympics and seemed eager to prove himself at the biggest stage in the world of sports. The former Asian Games champion from Hisar district of Haryana was by far the superior boxer through all the three rounds and hardly broke sweat against the young Conwell who was appearing in his maiden Olympics.