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CWG2018: Boxers Amit, Manish settle for silver

Last Updated: Saturday, 14 April 2018 (13:16 IST)
Coast: Indian boxers on Saturday showed their might in the 2018 Commonwealth Games' Boxing event here as Padma Bhushan and Solanki won gold for the nation, while and Kaushik settled for after losing closely-contested bouts.
 
Legendary Mary Kom beat Kristina O'Hara on a unanimous points decision in 45 to 48 kg category. This is the Indian boxer's first medal at and probably the last as she is expected to retire after this tournament. 
In the 52 kg category, Gaurav won gold medal on his debut 4-1 as he beat Irvine in a phenomenal bout. 
 
In the final men's 46-49kg boxing, Amit goes down against England's Galal Yafai but secured silver after a closely contested bout. 
 
The five judges were split 3:1 in their decision, with one of them ruling it as a tie. 
Manish settled for silver after a closely contested final against home favourite Harry Garside, who won with a 3:2 split decision in his favour. (UNI) 
 
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