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India claim three golds in boxing tournament in Kazakhstan
India claim three golds in boxing tournament in Kazakhstan

India claim three golds in boxing tournament in Kazakhstan

news post by Ankush on 25 Dec 2017,Monday

The Indian boxing contingent claimed three gold, a silver, and a bronze medal at the Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. 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.
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, the 19-year-old Tanwar, seen as a bright prospect for the future, was also adjudged the best boxer of the tournament.

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 semi-finals.

Jangra is also the reigning national champion in this weight category.

The season-ending tournament featured five international and 15 local teams, adding up to 154 boxers in all.

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