Mohammad Hussamuddin, an Indian boxer, advanced to the men's 57 kg semifinals to guarantee India a medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Hussamuddin defeated Ndevelo Tryagain Morning of Namibia on Wednesday with a 4-1 victory in the quarterfinal round to advance to the final four and ensure India's second medal in the boxing competition after Nitu Gang has.
Despite having a rocky start to the fight, Hussamuddin was able to win the opening round by a 3:2 split decision. Even though the second round was fairly tense, the Indian boxer emerged victorious.
The judges favored the India boxer over Ndevelo in this compelling contest.
Earlier in the day, Ghanghas defeated Nicole Clyde of Northern Ireland in the women's 48 kg quarterfinal round to secure India's maiden boxing medal. The Indian boxer won the fight by ABD after the 21-year-old showed no mercy to her opponent Clyde and eventually retired after the second round (Abandon). After her brutal performance on Wednesday, Nitu is now the clear favorite to win the 48kg division's gold medal.
Later on in the day, Lovlina Borgohain, Nikhat Zareen, and Ashish Kumar, three Indian boxers, will battle in their quarterfinal matches.