Indian boxers dominate in Kazak

Updated: Dec 25, 2017, 12:43 IST | PTI

Indian boxers dominated the ring at the Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, claiming three gold, a silver, and a bronze medal at the event which concluded yesterday

Indian boxers dominated the ring at the Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, claiming three gold, a silver, and a bronze medal at the event which concluded yesterday. Three-time King's Cup gold-medallist and a reigning national champion from the Railways K Shyam Kumar (49kg), world youth championships' bronze-medallist Naman Tanwar (91kg) and Asian Games bronze-medallist Satish Kumar (+91kg) claimed gold medals. To add to it, Tanwar, 19, seen as a bright prospect for the future, was also adjudged the best boxer of the tournament.

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The silver medal was claimed by national champion Manish Kaushik (60kg). Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra, competing in his maiden international tournament in the middleweight (75kg) category, had to be content with a bronze medal after going down in the semis.

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