Manoj Kumar,who is the Haryana young man and Indian athlete represents India in Rio Olympic in the 64kg welter weight category; he made a huge difference for the Indian conditional by defeating two times Olympic bronze medalist Evaldas Petrauskas of Lithuania.
The concluding score exactly came in favour of Manoj by a split two-one decision of 29-28, 29-28, 28-29.
Well; it was a wonderful performance by Manoj who confirmed the session in his favour from a double Olympic medalist with a superior performance.
Manoj will face Uzbekistan boxer in his next bout who won just before his own bout. As of now, the boxers are doing well and two out of the three have advanced to the next round. Shiva Thapa in the 54kg Bantam weight category will throw his challenge to his Cuban opponent in the evening on Thursday.