Indian men's boxing team will be in for a challenging time at the AIBA World Championships, starting at Belgrade on Monday.
The world qualifier, which was to be the final qualifying event for the Games after the continental events, was scheduled to be held in Paris in June.
Manish defeated compatriot Saskhi 3-2, while Simranjeet got the better of German Maya Klienhans 4-1
Panghal was given a walkover by Germany's Argishti Terteryan.
The former heavyweight champion of the world's return to the ring after a 15-year absence attracted international attention
Amit Panghal (52kg), who is also the reigning Asian champion, defeated Philippines' Carlo Paalam 4-1 to be assured of at least a bronze at the World Boxing Championships.
Duryodhan Negi lost to Jordan's Zeyad Eashash in the second round, while Satish Kumar went down 0-5 to Richard Torrez of the USA in his opening-round bout at the World Men's Boxing Championships.
Amit Panghal (52kg), who is also an Asian Games gold-medallist, thrashed Chinese Taipei's Tu Po-Wei 5-0 to move into the pre-quarterfinals at the World Boxing Championships on Saturday.
Manish Kaushik (63kg) defeated Kyrgyzstan's Uulu Argen Kadyrbek 5-0 in the only bout of the day for India at the World Boxing Championships.
Brijesh Yadav (81kg) didn't just defeat Poland's Maleusz Goinski 5-0 but also left him with a wound on his head in the first and only bout of the day for India at the World Boxing Championships.
Two months after winning the gold at the India Open, legendary boxer Mary Kom competed in President's Cup with the aim of testing herself against the world's best ahead of the World Championships in October
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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