September 1, 2018 14:12 IST

Asiad 2018: Amit Panghal bags gold in men's boxing

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Amit Panghal bags gold in men's boxing Indian boxer Amit Panghal on Saturday helped India bag another gold as he defeated 2016 Olympic champion, Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan 3-2 in Men's Light Fly 49 kg category at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games.
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Amit Panghal, 22, stuns Olympic champion to win Gold The 22-year-old boxer outclassed his Uzbek opponent who had defeated him in a split verdict in last year's world championships.
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Amit Panghal wins GOLD medal in Men's Light Fly (49kg) Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore congratulated Amit for this feat and tweeted, "INDIA HITS A GOLD AGAIN! India goes for GOLD again! Kudos to our Bridge Men's pair of Pranab Bardhan & Shibnath Dey Sarkar for bagging India's 15th GOLD at the #AsianGames2018. Good Job Guys! The country salutes your achievement."