Asiad boxing: Vijender grabs India's 14th gold

Posted By: Abdul Nisar
Vijender Singh
Guangzhou, Nov 26: It was India's 'Golden Day' in Asian Games 2010. Indian boxer Vijender Sigh grabbed country's 14th gold in 75kg boxing event on Friday, Nov 26.

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Putting aside the poor performance in Delhi Commonwealth Games, Vijender Singh thrashed Uzbekistan's Abbos Atove in the boxing 75kg category. Vijender took lead against his opponent in the very first round and continued it through out the game.

It was India's fourth gold on the Golden Friday. Earlier on the day, Indian women's team won gold in 4X400m relay. Also, Indian men's and women's clinched gold in khabadi event.

With the historic performance, India mounted to sixth position in Asiad medal tally with a total of 63 medals comprised of 14 gold, 16 silver and 33 bronze.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Friday, November 26, 2010, 19:10 [IST]
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