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Vikas Krishnan won the bronze medal after losing his semi-final bout to Zhanibek Alimkhanuly of Kazakhstan in the Asian Games 2014 at Incheon on Thursday. It has been a good day for Indian athletes at Incheon as they won gold in Men’s hockey after beating Pakistan in the final and another gold medal in Women’s 4×400 metres relay by outpacing Japan and China. Also Read - Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi to be Redeveloped at a Cost of 7,850 Crore
Vikas Krishnan Yadav is an Indian male boxer from Bhiwani district in Haryana, who won a gold medal in the 2010 Asian Games in the Lightweight category. In 2010 Asian Youth Boxing Championships Yadav won a gold medaland also in the 2010 Youth World Amateur Boxing Championships at Baku in the Lightweight category, by defeating Evaldas Petrauskas. Also Read - I Regret Becoming a Cyclist, All I Now Want is my Old Life Back: Swaran Singh
He won a bronze medal in the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics at Singapore in Lightweight category after being defeated by Evaldas Petrauskas of Lithuania. And in the finals of the 2010 Asian Games Lightweight category, he won gold medal defeating Hu Qing of China 5-4.
And now in the 17th Asian games at Seonhak Gymnasium Vikas Krishan eased past Azamat Uulu Kanybek of Kyrgyzstan to reach the quarterfinals of the men’s middle weight.