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2 silver, 6 bronze medals for India at Asian Junior boxing

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Gold eluded as Satender Rawat (80+kg) and Mohit Khatana (80kg) settled for silver medals after losing their final bouts in the Asian Junior Boxing Championships in Puerto Princesa, today.

Satender lost to Uzbekistan's Almatov Shokrukh in a split verdict, while Mohit went down to Kazakhstan's Togambay Sagyndyk.

thus finished the tournament with two silver and six bronze medals, a creditable performance by the team.

Earlier, Ankit Narwal (57kg), Bhavesh Kattimani (52kg), Sidhartha Malik (48kg), Vinit Dahiya (75kg), Akshay Siwach (60kg) and Aman Sehrawat (70kg) had claimed bronze medals.

All of them lost in the semifinals.

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First Published: Mon, August 07 2017. 16:13 IST