The opponent of the final is unknown person – Panghal fights Shakhobidin Joirov from Kazakhstan, studied video of Shakhobidin Joirov.Ekaterinburg (Russia):
Millions of Indian sports enthusiasts are keeping an eye on the weight category 48-52 kg tonight during the world boxing championship between boxer Amit Panghal and Amit Panghal vs Shakhobidin Zoirov. If Amit Panghal wins this fight, he will be the first boxer in India’s history to win a gold medal at the World Boxing Championships. Prior to that, Vijendkar Singh (2009), Vikas Krishna (2011), Shiva Thapa (2015) and Gaurav Bidhuri (2019) won medals at the World Championships, but the medal of all these boxers was limited to bronze.
India’s #AmitPanghal becomes the FIRST EVERY Indian boxer to reach the final of the #AIBAWorldChampionhsips he defeated the BIBOSSINOV Case from ???????? in a split decision of 3: 2.
Well done #AmitPanghal. pic.twitter.com/bWB9feebmC
– Doordarshan National (@DDNational) September 20, 2019
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After winning the semi-final, Amit Panghal admitted that his rival Kazakhstan Kasakhobidin Zirov was an unknown figure for him in the final. He said my opponent was very long in the semifinals, but he lacked as much power as me. Amit Panghal has so far won a bronze in the Asian Championship (2017), silver in the Commonwealth Games (2018) and gold in the Asian Championship (2019) and Asian Games (2018) in his career.
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He said my opponent in the final is an unknown figure. I have never encountered him before and I only have old videos to rate him. Let me tell you that Shakhobidin Zirov won the gold medal in the 52 kg weight category at the 2016 Olympics.
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Explain that the last match is played at half past two in Indian time.