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Update Mary Kom, Amit Panghal just one win away from Tokyo Olympic ticket

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Ssi-time world champion, Mary Kom (51kg)  advances to the quarter-finals after 5-0 victory over Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Tasmyn Benny of New Zealand at the Asian/Oceania Olympic Qualifiers in Amman. She will next face Irish Magno of Philippines. With Mary Kom's win, 11 Indian boxers have now entered the quarter-finals of this tournament.

Earlier, World Championships silver medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) recorded a gritty 3-2 win over Mongolia's Enkhmanadakh Kharkhuu to enter the quarter-finals. The Asian Championships gold medallist will next take on Southeast Asian Games champion Carlo Paalam of Philippines. Both Kom and Panghal are now just one win away from realizing their Tokyo Olympic ticket.


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