In the 56 Kg category, Kavinder Singh Bisht struck gold while Shiva Thapa in the 60 kg category. Three other participants claimed silver medals to end a fine Indian campaign at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday.
Signing off with silver medals were three-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa, Govind Sahani, Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Mohammed Hussamuddin and Dinesh Dagar.
a gritty Bisht was up against Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Hussamuddin In a rare all-Indian final in the 56kg summit clash. Both the boxers belong to the Services Sports Control Board.
Sahani started off strongly against Thitisan Panmod of Thailand but lost 3-2. Thapa in 60 kg category, lost 1-4 to local Arslan Khataev. Commonwealth Games gold-medallist England Pat McCormack defeated Dagar in the finals. Sumit Sangwan, former youth world champion Sachin Siwach and Naveen Kumar won bronze in their categories.
By: Preeti Narula