CWG 2018: 3 Indians in boxing finals

By PTI Published on Apr 13, 2018 02:50 PM IST

Gold Coast: The fast-rising trio of Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik notched up contrasting victories to enter the finals but teenager Naman Tanwar settled for a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games boxing competition here today.

Manish, competing in the lightweight 60kg category, edged past Northern Ireland's James McGivern in a closely-contested bout to emerge 4-1 victorious.

The 22-year-old, who claimed a gold medal at the Asian Games test event, was at the receiving end of some clean hitting by McGivern but pulled off just enough to get the judges' nod.