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Vikas Krishan makes boxing quarter-finals

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First published: August 4, 2012, 2:47 AM IST | Updated: August 4, 2012
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Vikas Krishan makes boxing quarter-finals
The Indian pugilist beat American Errol Spence 13-11 over three rounds.

London: Boxer Vikas Krishan brought smiles on Indian faces Friday night reaching the quarterfinals in the 69 kg category. He got the better of American Errol Spence 13-11 over three rounds.

Vikas started off well and registered an easy 4-2 win in the first round, but Spence came back strongly taking the second set 6-5. In the final round, Vikas looked very tired and did only defending all through.

He seemed to have lost it but when the jury declared him the winner, he himself gave a surprised look.

Vikas will now face Russia's Andrey Zamkovoy on August 7. Zamkovoy beat Adam Nolan 18-9 in a one-sided affair.

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