I’m sorry but I couldn’t have done better : Vikas Krishan


Indian Boxer Vikas Krishan knocked out of the quarterfinal in 75 Kg last night. Vikas Krishan (75kg) said he could not have done better than what he managed against the more powerful and compact Bektemir Melikuziev of Uzbekistan. Vikas lost the match by 0-3 against Melikuziev.

“I’m really sorry to have let you down. I tried to clinch the issue in the first round. But once he took the first round, it was very difficult to come back, and I almost gave up,” said an emotional Vikas.

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"I generally wanted to gain India a decoration on the Independence Day yet I fizzled. I'm sad," he said.

Vikas had anticipated an extreme battle when he set up a quarters conflict against the Uzbek when he after his pre-quarters session said, "I will come back with a gold or flat broke."

"I couldn't have played superior to anything this. I can't play superior to anything this against a southpaw. I was striving for left and right snares yet couldn't succeed and he commanded."

Vikas, an uncommon southpaw in the nation, was dominated by Melikuziev.

"I generally have lost to a southpaw, be it big showdown, last Olympics or an Olympic qualifier. I've generally lost to a southpaw. I trained well, however there're around five for each penny southpaw boxers in India, and I'm one of them. So I don't get rivals of my standard," he said.

"As I was a southpaw, I had no solution for his blows. I don't get the chance to prepare with a southpaw. I've asked for ordinarily to bring southpaw," he included.

He assist said the banned alliance implied absence of chance for him as they "didn't have camp for most recent two years and he just had gone to the USA for wellness preparing."

"We have a modest bunch of chances. We used to prepare with Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan yet with the prohibition on organization we lost the open door and no one called us. Be that as it may, I am not accusing the Federation, I lost as a result of my oversights. I may have prepared lesser than him."

Melikuziev had beaten the Indian at the Asian Championship in Thailand a year ago. Vikas said the 20-year-old has enhanced unfathomably in his velocity from last time.

"He's enhanced a great deal the last time I battled with him.

They have arranged well not normal for us where we have a considerable measure of discussion back home in the alliance. In any case I would prefer not to accuse anybody. I lost and this is on the grounds that he was superior to me.

Vikas has showed up in his second Olympics and inquired as to whether he would consider turning proficient, he said: "I will do a reversal home and invest some energy with my family then I will think."

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