Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxing Men's 52kg Quarterfinal 1, India's Gaurav Solanki fighting for medal, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 11, 2018 09:26 IST

The action is scheduled to start at 9:02 am at the Oxenford Studios - Boxing


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This is it for now! hope to see you soon!

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Medal confirmed for Gaurav

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Round 3 ends! Results coming up!

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Gaurav drives Keama to the ropes!

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Gaurav hitting left. right, and centre

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Cautious approach from both these boxers now

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3 minutes to go before a medal is guaranteed for either of these boxers

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Round 3 begins!

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Round 3 coming up!

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Round 2 ends!

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Gaurav driving Keama to the corner

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Less than a minute to go!

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Gaurav impressing si far in round 2

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Gaurav punches and blocks from Keama!

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Gaurav is being able to land a few hits but Keama counters and drives Solanki to the ropes!

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Round 2 begins!

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Round 1 ends!

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Gaurav going on the attack here

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Less than a minute to go in round 1

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Keama going on a ferocious attack, landing punches left, right, and centre

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Solanki is able to land a few punches of his own. 

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Solanki swings but Keama dodges and lands a punch of his own 

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Cautious approach early on by both the boxers

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A punch each for both the athletes

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Round 1 begins!

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Solanki will be in the blue corner and will face Papua New Guinea's Charles Keama

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Hello all! The match involving Gaurav Solanki is about to get underway. A win here would guarantee a medal for Garuav

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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Boxing Men's 52kg Quarterfinal 1. Stay tuned for updates!

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As Day 7 of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games progresses, India will be looking to continue what has been a good run in the competition so far. Next event is Boxing Men's 52kg Quarterfinal 1. India will be represented by Gaurav Solanki who will be going head to head with Charles Keama of Papua New Guinea. The young 21-year-old will be seen in blue. Gaurav beat Akimos Annang of Ghana in the Round of 16 to qualify with a unanimous decision of 5-0.
Day 6 did not bring too many medals for India. However, it did bring progression as many Indian athletes find themselves in potential medal positions. 
India's Gagan Narang & Chain Singh qualified for the finals of the 50m Rifle Prone Men's Qualification. However, they couldn't win any medals in the Finals of the event. Annu Singh and Heena Sidhu followed suit and reached the Finals of Women's 25m Pistol, where Heena Sidhu claimed Gold. This was the only gold medal for India on the Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games 2018. 
Meanwhile, the Indian Men's Hockey team confirmed their spot in the Semifinals beating Malaysia in their pool & reaching the top of the table with 7 points. Indian Women's Hockey Team also won beating the Women's Hockey team from South Africa 1-0. 
Sachin Chaudhary won many Indian hearts by winning the Bronze medal in Para Powerlifting. 
Five Indian boxers were on display on Day 6 in Boxing Quarterfinals and all five of them booked their place in the Semis in their respective weight category. 
India will be hoping Day 7 of the Commonwealth Games 2018 is just as successful as the previous days.
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