Indian boxer Vikas Krishnan assured himself of at least a silver as he qualified for the final of the men’s 60kg bout at the Asian Games here on Wednesday.

Vikas won 7-0 against Hurshid Tojibaev of Uzbekistan in the semifinals at the Foshan Gymnasium.

Vikas started off well, taking a 3-0 lead in the first round and managed just one point in the second. In the final round, Vikas played defensively and scored three points from counter-attack in the last one minute to stay in contention for a gold medal.

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