Boxers from Andhra Pradesh dominated the ring on the penultimate day of the 44th Youth men's national boxing championship entering finals in five categories on Saturday in Kakinada. K. Sagar (light fly), V. Balakrishna (fly), Md. Hussainuddin (bantam), V. Naveen Kumar (welter) and M. N. Trivikram Dev (super heavy) made it to the finals.

The results:

Semifinal:Super heavy:M. N. Trivikram Dev (AP) bt Manish Kumar Sonkar (Cht) 3-0 RSC; Uttam Singh (Del) bt V. Santhos Kumar (TN) 3-0 RSC.

Light fly: K. Sagar (AP) bt Rahul Punia (Har) 11-10; Tara Chand (MP) bt D. Mathiazhagan (TN) 11-5.

Fly: Vivek Subba (Aru) bt Rohit Tokas (Del) 6-5; V. Balakrishna (AP) bt Govind Singh (Utt) 3-2.

Bantam:Md. Hussainuddin (AP) bt Nagesh Kharare (Mah) 8-6; Ajay Kumar (Har) bt Govarthan (Kar) 5-2;Light:Basant Thapa (MP) bt Lokesh Bhoj (SSCB) 7-0; Rohit Tokas (Del) bt Manoj Kumar (Pun) 3-1.

Light welter:Huidrom (Man) w\o Shubham Gulati (Chd); Deepak Tanwar (Har) bt Caiptan Singh (Pun) 7-5.

Welter:V. Naveen Kumar (AP) bt Isak Rothangpuia (Miz) 5-1 RSC 2nd round; Gurleen Singh (Pun) bt Amzad Khan (Kar) 5-0 RSC.

Middle wt:Abhishek Beniwal (SSCB) bt V. Raj Bharath (TN) 6-5; Surender Singh (Har) bt Arun Sharma (Pun) 5-0 RSC.

Light heavy:Kuldeep (Har) bt Abhay Pratap (UP) 2-0 RSC; Amritpreet Singh (Pun) bt S. Puneeth Kumar (Kar) 11-2 RSC 2nd round.

Heavy wt:Harvinder Singh (Pun) bt M. Laxman Rao (AP) 5-1 RSC 1s{+t}round; Narender Berwal (Har) bt Brijesh (Rajasthan) 21-1.

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