Asian boxing: Amit Panghal goes down to the Uzbek champion in the final

Kolkata: Amit Panghal, one of India’s medal contenders at the Tokyo Olympics, defeated the reigning Olympic and world champion Shakhobidin Zoirov 3-2 in the final of the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai on Monday. Uzbekistan lost. Earlier on Sunday, Pooja Rani had so far given the lone gold rush to India’s campaign when she defended her title after knocking out in-form Mavluda Movlonova as Indian women finished their campaign with one gold, three silver and six bronze medals.

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Veterans Mary Kom (51kg), Lalbuatsaihi (64kg) and Anupama (+81kg) bagged silver medals after a narrow defeat in their respective finals. Simranjit Kaur (60 kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69 kg), Jaismine (57 kg), Sakshi Chaudhary (54 kg), Monika (48 kg) and Saweety (81 kg) are among the Indian women fighters who previously secured bronze in the semi-finals. .