Boxer Manjeet wins silver at China Open

Jun 23, 2013, 02:32 IST | IANS

The Indian challenge at the third China Open Boxing Tournament here came to an end with super heavyweight boxer Manjeet Singh losing out in the title round.

The 21-year-old, making his international debut, did well to go all the way to the final, in the end coming short in the ultimate hurdle. But the burly police boxer put up a sterling show in what was a fight to the finish Friday.

Manjeet, was up against another local lad Akepeer Yusuf of the China B team in the fight for the yellow metal.  The Indian men’s team returns from the event with one silver medal and three bronze medals. 

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