After Akhil, Jitender in boxing quarters

August 16th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) Jitender Kumar became the second Indian boxer to move into the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games here Saturday. In the pre-quarters at the Workers Gymnasium, Jitender outpunched Uzbek Tulashboy Doniyorov 13-6 in the flyweight (51kg) category.

Akhil Kumar had stormed into the last eight Friday by beating world champion Sergey Vodopyanov of Russia in the bantamweight (54kg) category.

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