Dinesh Dagar bags silver in India Open Boxing

Dinesh Dagar

New Delhi, Feb 1: Dinesh Dagar won the 69kg Men Silver, trumping opponent Baturov Bobo-Usmon of Uzbekistan in the India Open Boxing Tournament at the Thyagaraj Indoor stadium.

Sanjeet clinched the 91kg Men Gold overcoming Tursunov Sanjar of Uzbekistan while Devanshu Jaiswal beat Gutierrez David of Cuba to win the 81 kg Men Silver.

First seed Satish Yadav won the 91kg+ Men Silver. He beat Uzbekistan’s Jalolov Bakhodir.

The Indian boxers have ruled the roost, with 18 of them – 10 men and eight women – making it to the finals.

Olympic medallist Mary Kom will square off against Josie Gabuco of Philippines while Sarita Devi will lock horns with Finland’s Potkonan Mira Marjut.


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