Shyam Kumar bags gold in Thailand boxing tourney

Apr 09, 2015, 08:09 IST | PTI

New Delhi: Shyam Kumar was the only one to strike gold but India signed off a creditable second with three medals in the Thailand Invitation International Boxing Tournament in Pattaya.

Indian boxers fetched a gold and a couple of bronze medals in the tournament. Shyam defeated Surajit Thong Anand of Thailand 3:0 in the light flyweight (49kg) division to be the best Indian performer.

Rohit Tokas (60kg) and Manjit (69kg) settled for the bronze medals after losing in the semifinals. While, Rohit lost to Darkhan Zhumsakbayev of Kazakhstan 2:1, Manjit was beaten by local favourite Apichet Saensit 2:1.

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