Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxing Men's 52 Kg Round-of-16, Gaurav Solanki carries India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 09, 2018 08:30 IST

The Boxing action starts at 8:02 am at Oxenford Studios - Boxing


08:30 (IST)9 APR 2018

It's a wrap here! Stay tuned to Sportkeeda for the next match in Boxing, Men's 60 Kg Round-of-16 match between Manish Kaushik (IND) & Michael Alexander (TTO)

08:19 (IST)9 APR 2018


He got a unanimous decision by the 5 judges. Score of 30-24, 30-24, 30-25, 30-23, 30-26 by Judges 1,2,3,4,5 respectively in India's favor.

08:18 (IST)9 APR 2018


08:17 (IST)9 APR 2018

Gaurav doing very well in this round as well.

08:17 (IST)9 APR 2018

The 3rd and final round ending.

08:17 (IST)9 APR 2018

Gaurav remains on the back-foot but he knows what he is doing. Akimos is tired after following the Indian and by the time he throws the punch, Gaurav knows where it will be and he dodges it well.

08:15 (IST)9 APR 2018

Gaurav is playing very strategically. He is tough as nails in defense.

08:14 (IST)9 APR 2018

Akimos will need something special here to come back in this round as the Indian Gaurav will be the undoubted winner in the 2nd round

08:14 (IST)9 APR 2018

The 3rd and final round has begun

08:13 (IST)9 APR 2018

Gaurav ducking well to the wild swings made by the Akimos!

08:12 (IST)9 APR 2018

Excellent boxing from the Indian Gaurav as he puts pressure on Akimos raining punches on him

08:11 (IST)9 APR 2018

Gaurav with multiple body blows!

08:11 (IST)9 APR 2018

The Indian doing well to keep his guard and remain solid in defense

08:10 (IST)9 APR 2018

This Flyweight match is getting interesting as both the boxers go on the offense at the start of round 2

08:09 (IST)9 APR 2018

The bout is evenly balanced with both the boxers giving all they have got!

08:09 (IST)9 APR 2018

The Indian ending strongly in the first round with a few hefty punches.

08:08 (IST)9 APR 2018

A few body blows suffered by the Indian

08:07 (IST)9 APR 2018

The Indian Gaurav is on the back-foot but he is countering well.

08:07 (IST)9 APR 2018

Akimos packing a few good punches

08:06 (IST)9 APR 2018

Both the boxers playing safe and using their guard well!

08:06 (IST)9 APR 2018

The first round is underway

08:05 (IST)9 APR 2018

Both the boxers ready for the first round

08:04 (IST)9 APR 2018

Akimos of Ghana stepping into the ring now!

08:04 (IST)9 APR 2018

The Indian Gaurav steps out to loud cheers!

08:03 (IST)9 APR 2018

The bout between Gaurav and Akimos about to start in a few moments!

07:58 (IST)9 APR 2018

This is the first match of the day in Men's 52kg Round of 16

07:57 (IST)9 APR 2018

The bout between Australia's Caitlin Parker and England's Natasha Gale is in progress in the Women's 75kg quarterfinal 2.

India's Gaurav Solanki will be seen in the next bout.

07:47 (IST)9 APR 2018

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Boxing Men's 52 Kg Round-of-16. Stay tuned for updates!

07:47 (IST)9 APR 2018

The fourth day of the Commonwealth Games was a good one for India with Punam Yadav winning a gold in Weightlifting & Mery Kom securing at least a Bronze for herself in Boxing. Vikas Thakur also won Bronze in weightlifting. Indian women's team also beat an in-form England side in women's hockey 2-1, coming back from a goal down. The Women's 10m Air Pistol participants, India's Manu Bhaker & Heena Sidhu bagged a Gold medal and Silver medal respectively. The Indian women's team creating history and winning a Gold in Table Tennis.

The fifth day has also started off on a positive not with India's Pardeep Yadav winning a Silver medal in Weightlifting Men's 105kg category.

India's Gaurav Solanki will be seen facing Ghana's Akimos Annang Ampiah in the Boxing Men's 52kg Round of 16. Solanki will be seen in Red and the boxer from Ghana will be seen in Blue. India will have high hopes from the young 21-year-old boxer Gaurav Solanki.
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