His dream of clinching a second Asiad gold cut short by an injury, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan on Tuesday hinted that he will Switch to professional boxing in order to prepare for an elusive Olympic medal at 2020 Tokyo Games. The Haryana boxer, who had won a bronze at Jakarta after failing to turn up for the semifinal contest due to a cut above his eye sufferd during an earlier bout.

“Sometimes luck doesn’t favor you and you miss out. I wanted a gold but due to the eye injury   couldn’t. I really want to win a medal at Olympics now and I don’t want to leave it to the draw or the level of competition. So I want to train accordingly,” Vikas said. However, the three-time Asiad medallist feels that in order to become a medal contender for Tokyo Games, he will need to switch to professional boxing and not an amateur. so I want to switch to professional boxing. I didn’t want to leave anything to want to leave anything to chance,” said Vikas.



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