Published On : Wed, Jan 14th, 2015

Sangwan, Satish win gold in Boxing Nationals

Photo by : Animesh Sharan

Photo by : Animesh Sharan

Nagpur: Asian Games bronze medallist Satish Kumar won the super heavyweight title while Olympian Sumit Sangwan also won a gold in light-heavy category as Boxing India’s first Elite Men’s National Championship ended here today.

Services boxer Satish, who won a bronze in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, got a 3-0 verdict against Arun of Sikkim in the +91kg class final at the Divisional Sports Complex here.

Haryana’s Sangwan, who represented India in the 2012 London Olympics, got a technical knockout verdict against Geetanand of Himachal Pradesh to bag the gold in 81kg class.

Photo by: Animesh Sharan

Photo by: Animesh Sharan

Sangwan was also declared the best boxer of the championship while M Thomas of Manipur and P L Prashad of Karnataka were adjudged Best Challenger Boxer and Most Promising Boxer respectively.

Haryana dominated the championship, winning the Champions Trophy with a tally of four gold and 40 points. Services finished runners-up with 28 points. RSPB stood third with 28 points.

Other Results (All Finals):

Light Flyweight (46kg-49kg): P L Prashad (KAR) beat Salman Shaikh (Railways).

Flyweight (52kg): Amandeep (RSPB) beat Yogindera (ODI)

Bantamweight (56kg): Sunil (HAR) beat Asad Asif (WB)

Lightweight (60kg): Manjeet Kumar (SSCB) beat Manish (HAR)

Light Welterweight (64kg): Duryodhan Singh (SSCB) beat M Thomas (MAN)

Welterweight (69kg): Rakesh (HAR) beat Manjeet Kumar (ODI)

Middleweight (75kg): Harpal Singh (J&K) beat Sukdeep Singh (RSPB)

Light Heavyweight (81kg): Sumit Sangwan (HAR) beat Geetanand (HP)

Heavyweight (91kg): Manpreet Singh (MEG) beat Mahendra Negi (SIK)

Super Heavyweight (+91kg): Satish Kumar (SSCB) beat Arun (SIK).