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India Bags One Gold and Four Silver Medals at Finland Boxing Tourney

7/20/2019 11:26:47 PM

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

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