BANGKOK, Nov 28 (NEPS): N Boynao Singh (51kg of Male B) of Manipur and Anshuman Behera (81 kg of Junior Male) of Andhra Pradesh have entered into Semi Final on the ongoing World Muaythai Championship here at the Mall Exhibition Hall of The Mall Bangkapi, Bangkok.
Singh had to fight against his French opponent Rachou Jeremy in the Quarter Final in the 51 kg Male Division today. But his opponent failed to turn up even after calling his name three times. Since the French opponent failed to turn up in the ring, Singh got walkover and entered into “Semi Final.”
In the Semi Final, Singh will fight against Byman Ulf of Sweden. This is the first time he could reach to Semi Final. In last year’s World Muaythai Championship, he lost in his first bout.
Anshuman Behera of Andhra Pradesh also could reach to “Semi Final” today. He won silver medal in the last Asian Muaythai Championship held from June 26 to 30, 2010 at Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
It may be mentioned that these two Semi Finalists are part of the Indian Muaythai Team led by Oken Jeet Sandham, president, Muaythai Federation of India (MFI).