Vikas will be the lone Indian boxer in action on the opening day of boxing competitions at the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena and has therefore opted out of the opening ceremony
An unprecedented nine Indian boxers would be vying for medals at the showpiece, where none could secure a podium finish in the 2016 edition.
"There could even be a change of colour and we could win two or three medals at this year’s Olympics," said Devarajan.
Asian Games champion Vikas Krishan squares off against Iran’s Moslem Malamir
Mary faces Italian Giordana Sorrentino in her opening bout on Wednesday while Panghal will be up against local favourite Gabriel Escobar in his quarterfinal clash.
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