Indian boxing fans experienced a shock almost immediately Sunday as Satish Kumar went down battling in his men’s super heavyweight quarterfinal against overpowering most loved Bakhodir Jalolov of Uzbekistan in the Tokyo Olympics.
Satish showed a ton of heart and guts however was simply not ready to do anything about the span and stature distinction with the goliath in the red corner. Jalolov end up being simply excessively strong and exact for Satish.
In any case, it should be said that Jalolov didn’t have it however simple as everyone might have been expecting, he needed to acquire this triumph in each sense.
Satish was additionally battling with a wounded eye and was given clinical freedom to play his quarter-last session against World No 1 Bakhodir Jalolov of Uzbekistan only a couple hours before the session started. Satish had supported seven fastens after his pre-quarterfinal session against Jamaica’s Ricardo Brown.
Satish is India’s first super heavyweight (+91kg) fighter to contend in the Olympics. The 29-year-old qualified for his lady Olympics by making the elimination rounds of the Asia/Oceania Qualifiers in Amman, Jordan in April 2019.
He made a brilliant rebound in 2017 at the Grand Prix Ustinad Labem in the Czech Republic prior to stashing a silver in the debut Indian Open in New Delhi in 2018.
At the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, he stowed a silver prior to covering off the year with a gold at the third men’s nationals in Pune. Last year, he took a silver at the Makran Cup in Iran prior to snatching the Olympic billet in Jordan.
Brought into the world to a rancher in Bulandshahr, Satish Kumar simply needed to join the Indian Army, similar to his senior sibling did. In 2008, he moved out of home and joined the Army as a Sepoy and moved to Ranikhet.
Gifted with a bumbling 6’2 edge, Satish’s first tryst with the game was during his underlying long stretches of joining as a Sepoy in the Army at Ranikhet in 2008. Close to the military instructional course, a modest bunch of fighters were preparing under the eyes of Ravishankar Sangwan.
Satish was not chosen for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games (CWG) however conveyed a telling proclamation for his exclusion in the CWG, stowing consecutive bronze awards (2014 Asian Games and 2015 Asian Boxing Championships).