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Satish Kumar showed his ‘Indian Army spirit,’ earnt respect from opponent Bakhodir Jalolov.

India’s Satish Kumar quits the quarterfinals of his introduction Games in the wake of setting up a furious battle against ruling World and Asian hero Bakhodir Jalolov of Uzbekistan. Satish is India’s first super heavyweight (+91kg) fighter to contend in the Olympics. Taking the ring with numerous lines on his temple and jawline in the wake of supporting cuts in the pre-quarters, Satish lost 0-5 yet the scoreline was not intelligent of his bold presentation.

Satish supported two cuts during his pre-quarterfinal confrontation against Jamaica’s Ricardo Brown.

The 32-year-old set up a gutsy execution, and showed his ‘India Army soul,’ of never surrendering against the supreme world and Asian hero Bakhodir Jalolov.

The feisty Army fighter held fast, sporadically figured out how to land a shot with his right hand, however Jalolov overwhelmed the procedures all through.

Kumar was overmatched in all divisions, however his energetic execution acquired him the admiration of his Uzbeki rival. Jalolov recognized his adversary’s fortitude toward the finish of the session. Jalolov gave Kumar a warm embrace before the Indian fighter left the ring.

Prior to leaving for Tokyo, the Indian Army fighter from Bulandshahar disclosed to IndiaToday.In that, he needs to serve the country in the field if the need emerges.

“Desh sabse pehle hai, desh ke liye hamesha tayar hu. Muaka milega tab woh bhi karenge (Country starts things out, I am prepared to serve individuals in any way if the need emerges).”

Gifted with a bumbling 6’2″ outline, Satish’s first tryst with the game was during his underlying long stretches of joining as a Sepoy in the Army at Ranikhet in 2008. Close to the military instructional course, a modest bunch of fighters were preparing under the eyes of Ravishankar Sangwan. However, Sangwan had his eyes nailed to a youthful, all around constructed Satish and promptly went dependent upon him to inquire, “You have the right edge for a fighter, would you like to try out?” And the rest is history.

Satish has ruled the super heavyweight division for a long time now. Nonetheless, in spite of his exhibition in the ring, Satish was not chosen for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games (CWG) yet conveyed a telling explanation for his avoidance in the CWG, packing consecutive bronze decorations (2014 Asian Games and 2015 Asian Boxing Championships).


Lenny D’Gama will be the only Indian Technical Official who’ll be responsible for the evaluation of referees and judges in Tokyo Olympics.

Veteran Lenny D’Gama will be the solitary Indian Technical Official at the Olympics confining rivalry Tokyo where he, alongside two others, will be liable for the assessment of arbitrators and judges.

D’Gama will leave for the Japanese capital this evening, having satisfied the COVID-19 related convention necessities, an authority source told PTI. Nine Indian fighters — five men and four ladies — will be battling it out for decorations at the show-stopper that gets in progress on July 23 with the boxing contest beginning the following day.

The 67-year-old is an accomplished specialized authority from Goa, who has many years of involvement as a ref/judge. He has administered at a few world and mainland titles. Most as of late, he was an evaluator at the Asian Championships in Dubai in May. D’Gama will be essential for a three-in number International Technical Officials’ group in Tokyo which will alternate to assess the refs and judges during the sessions to guarantee responsibility.

“It is something extraordinary that Lenny is going. Having your country’s quality in this board is constantly seen as an issue of distinction,” said Brig (retd) P K M Raja, who has been a specialized authority too and was a ref/judge at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

As per the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) official and judges guidelines, an evaluator is ordered to survey the ref during the opposition, figure the assessment score and give prompt criticism whenever required. The appointed authorities’ evaluator needs to likewise score the session, survey the consequences of each judge per round/session and “compute the assessment score”.

The three evaluators will report Technical Delegate Wayne Rose from Australia. The Technical Delegate is the individual answerable for guaranteeing that the opposition keeps the set down rules. “This assessment framework by the IOC is to guarantee that there is no rehash of the Rio issues. It was likewise there at all the three Olympic qualifiers,” the source said.

The AIBA was suspended in 2019 for supposed botch in administration and accounts. The IOC assumed control over the direct of the Games and the passing competitions for it by then. The development was the consequence of a monstrous passing judgment on outrage in the 2016 Rio Olympics after which 36 arbitrators and judges needed to move to one side.