India Wins Big at Doha Boxing
Indian boxers at the Doha International Boxing Tournament performed spectacularly, bagging four gold, one silver and two bronze medals in the event on Saturday. Doha International features a total of 12 countries and is a build-up for the October World Championship, which is also an Olympic boxing qualifying event.
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Devendro Singh (49kg) bagged first position by beating Philippines Aldren Moreno 3:0. Shiva Thapa (56kg) defeated Egypt’s HYM Abdelaal 2:1 and bagged second gold for India. While Manish Kaushik (60kg) and Manoj Kumar beat Moroccan Rabi Hamza, Filipino Magliquian Nicole respectively by 3:0 in their final matches. This was followed by Gaurav losing to Montassar Bouali 2:1 who bagged silver medal. Mandeep Jangra (64kg) and Vikas Krishna won bronze medal.