Suranjoy gets gold, 4 medals for India at Czech boxing meet

Updated: 17 May 2009 10:29 IST

Suranjoy Singh clinched the lone gold as Indian boxers rounded off their campaign at the European Grand Prix event in Usti Nad Labem with 4 medals.

New Delhi:

Suranjoy Singh clinched the lone gold as Indian boxers rounded off their campaign at the European Grand Prix event in Usti Nad Labem, Czech Republic with four medals.

Suranjoy bagged the fly weight gold after beating Armenia's H Danielyan 4-1 on Saturday night.

Earlier, Beijing Olympics bronze medallist Vijender Singh (75kg), Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Jai Bhagwan (60kg) ended with bronze after losing in the semifinals.

The tournament was the first event in which Vijender competed since the Beijing triumph.

India had sent a six-member team for the event, which is into its 40th edition this year.

P Narjeet Singh (54kg), Olympian A L Lakra (57kg) will return without medals after losing in the first round itself.

Topics : Boxing
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