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Commonwealth Games 2018 Live Updates: Men's 91kg Boxing - Naman Tanwar vs Haruna Mhando

Naman Tanwar takes on Haruna Mhando in a while.
Updated: 06 April 2018 09:21 IST - Published: 06 April 2018 09:07 IST
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Tanwar wins the bout by 5:0 and moves on to the next round 
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The match ends. Results will be announced shortly. 
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A minute to go 
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No change in approach here for both the boxers
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Both the boxers right back at it as round 3 commences 
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Round 3 coming up 
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Round 2 ends 
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A minute to go in round 2
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Naman Tanwar with a couple of body shots here
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There is a clear distinction of approach here. Tanwar the more attacking of the two while Mhando defending nicely and waiting for the right moment to counter
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Round 2 begins
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Naman doing well so far in the bout 
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Round 1 is brought to a halt by the bell
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20 seconds left in round 1
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Tanwar the more aggressive of the two with his experienced opponent holding on firm 
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Both the players exchanging early blows
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Tanwar is facing an opponent who is almost twice his age. 
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And the match begins
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Tanwar in the red corner and Mhando in the blue corner
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The bout will be divided into three rounds
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The match is about to begin
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19-year-old Naman Tanwar will make his Commonwealth Games debut when he takes on Tanzania's Haruna Mhando on Day 2 of the games. Tanwar will represent India in the 91 kg category and will look to move on to the next round.

The boxing match will be taking place in Oxenford Boxing Studios in Gold Coast. Naman's competitor Mhando hails from Tanzania and is 17 years older than him. At age 33, this is Mhando's second appearance at the CWG, his first coming in 2010 when the games were held in Delhi. 

The Tanzanian reached round-of-16 in that edition.

The 19-year-old Indian, on the other hand, was the youngest champion when the national trials were held in Patiala.

Boxing has been one of  India's strongest claims for a medal in past editions of the games as well. Naman will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of predecessors by winning a medal in Gold Coast.