Former sub-junior National champion Prayag Chauhan (60kg) continued his winning spree at the ASBC Asian Confederation junior boxing championships in Shymkent, Kazakhstan, marching into the final with an easy win on Thursday.
After his win over Ernis Uulu Ruslan of Kyrgyzstan, the 16-year-old Indian boxer is now assured of at least a silver medal in the tournament.
Chauhan is a silver medal winner at the 2012 sub-junior National boxing championship.
The Indian camp, however, suffered setbacks in the quarterfinals of the pin weight and the bantam weight division.
Reigning sub-junior National champion Mohammad Wasique (46kg) came up short against local lad Nursultan Bekbolat.
Thounaojam Bickychand’s campaign came to an end at the hands of Kholdarov Ikboijan of Uzbekistan. — PTI