Boxers Panghal, Sanjeet win gold in France

Amit Panghal made a powerful return to worldwide boxing, profitable the gold medal within the Alexis Vastine event in Nantes, France, on Friday. Panghal defeated USA’s Abraham Rene Perez 3-Zero in remaining of 52kg class. There have been 4 boxers within the 52kg draw and Panghal gained each bouts comfortably.

“It was an excellent expertise to get the sensation of competitors and win a gold medal after the lengthy break. It can assist me assess my preparation for Olympics,” mentioned Panghal, a world championship silver medallist.

Sanjeet additionally gained gold in 91kg class beating Soheb Boufai 3-Zero of France. Sanjeet bought the higher of American Darius Sherrod Fulghm 2-1 within the first spherical.

Kavinder Singh Bisht settled for silver after dropping a detailed remaining 2-1 to Samuel Kistohurry of France. He had crushed George Benik Melkumian 3-Zero in his earlier spherical.

Shiva Thapa gained bronze in 63kg after happening to France’s Lounes Hamraoui 2-1 within the semi-final.

The Indian boxers are competing for the primary time since profitable Tokyo Olympics berths in March. 9 Indian boxers, together with Panghal, have certified for the Olympics.


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