Olympic-bound Ashish Kumar (75kg) examined optimistic for the virus and on account of being his roommates, Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) had been pressured to withdraw from the finals on Sunday night time.
All three of them ended with silver medals, which may have been gold however for the unexpected circumstances.
“What began as a fantastic competitors has resulted in an anti-climax,” Indian boxing’s high-performance director Santiago Nieva advised PTI from Castellon.
Ashish is “asymptomatic and is doing positive”. He’ll serve his quarantine in Castellon for 2 weeks earlier than heading again to India.
Hussamuddin and Sumit have examined detrimental and are travelling again with the workforce, which is able to land in Mumbai on Monday.
Additionally unable to compete within the closing was veteran Satish Kumar (+91kg) as a result of “illness”.
Manish Kaushik (63kg) ended up being the only real gold medal winner for the facet, beating Denmark’s Nikolai Terteryan within the summit conflict to finish a superb comeback from a knee harm, which stored him out of motion for a yr.
Among the many girls, Simranjit Kaur (60kg), who can also be sure for the Olympics, was pressured out of her closing after her semifinal opponent — Kiria Tapia of Puerto Rico — examined optimistic for the virus. The Indian, nonetheless, has returned a detrimental take a look at.
“Due to native authorities rules, she couldn’t compete,” Indian girls boxing’s high-performance director Rafaelle Bergamasco stated.
Vikas Krishan (69kg) was the one different male boxer to compete on Sunday, dropping a grueling contest to Spain’s Youba Sissokho. The Indian was left with a reduce above his proper eye within the ferocious contest.
Within the girls’s draw, Pooja Rani (75kg) and Jasmine (57kg) additionally signed off with silver medals after being overwhelmed by superior opponents in American Melissa Graham and Italian Irma Testa respectively.
India’s marketing campaign, thus, ended with one gold, eight silver and one bronze medal that was claimed by six-time world champion MC Mary Kom.