Boxer Manjeet Wins Silver at China Open

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Boxer Manjeet wins silver at China Open

The Indian challenge at the third China Open Boxing Tournament here came to an end with super heavyweight boxer Manjeet Singh losing out in the title round.

The 21-year-old, making his international debut, did well to go all the way to the final, in the end coming short in the ultimate hurdle. But the burly police boxer put up a sterling show in what was a fight to the finish Friday.

Manjeet, was up against another local lad Akepeer Yusuf of the China B team in the fight for the yellow metal.  The Indian men’s team returns from the event with one silver medal and three bronze medals. 

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