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Marcial guarantees a bronze medal with his knockout victory over his Thai opponent.

Saying goodbye to face a world champion opponent in the quarterfinals.

HANGZHOU, China —  th President’s Cup

Eumir Marcial overcame a few moments of nervousness in the first round and delivered a powerful knockout against Weerapong JongJoho, securing a spot in the semifinals of the 19th President’s

Boxing events at the Asian Games took place on Sunday night.

The 27-year-old athlete at the Olympics strategically used a strong right hook to knock down his opponent, JongJoho, on the canvas and secure an impressive victory in front of an enthusiastic audience at the Hangzhou gymnasium.

The conclusion arrived with 14 seconds remaining in the second round.

Mr. Marcial is guaranteed to win the bronze medal in the men’s 80 kg class, but there is a possibility for him to move on to the gold medal round if he defeats Ahmad. 

Syria’s Ghousoon advanced to the semifinals on Wednesday.

For a brief period, it seemed possible for Mr. Marcial to secure a spot on the podium after Mr. JongJoho landed a powerful straight right that caused him to lose his balance, resulting in the referee giving him a standing eight count.

Despite facing numerous battles, the Olympic bronze medalist remained calm and composed, showing no signs of panic.

Mr. Marcial delivered a flawless right hook that left Mr. JongJoho disoriented, as the referee directed him to his corner upon standing up.

Ghousoon is currently anticipating Mr. Marcial in the semifinal match scheduled for Wednesday.

The Syrian competitor emerged victorious with a unanimous 5-0 decision over Shabbos Negmatulloev from Tajikistan in their quarterfinal bout.

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Carlo Paalam aspires to emulate the success of his fellow Olympian Eumir Marcial by advancing to the boxing semifinals at the 19th Summer

In Tuesday’s quarterfinal round, the Asian Games competitor will face a challenging adversary, current world champion Carlo Khalokov Abdumalik of Uzbekistan.

Mr. Paalam will enter the ring at 7:30 p.m. to face a 23-year-old opponent from Uzbekistan at the Hangzhou gymnasium.

In order to advance to the quarterfinals, the winner of the silver medal in Tokyo had to defeat Kyrgyzstan’s Uulu Munarbek Seiitbek by a score of 4-1 in the Round-of-16. Mr. Seiitbek, aged 27, had previously won a bronze medal at the World Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Mr. Paalam will face the gold medalist in order to advance to the semifinals alongside Mr. Marcial.

Although the task may seem daunting, head coach Ronald Chavez is confident in Mr. Paalam’s chances against Khalokov. pool