Indian boxer Vijender Singh settles for silver at Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 04:13

Glasgow: Indian boxer Vijender Singh had to settle for the silver medal losing 1-2 to England`s Anthony Fowler in the final of the men`s 75 kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SSE Hydro here Saturday.

Vijender, an Olympic bronze medallist, lost the first two rounds 26-30, 27-30. He came back strongly in the final round to win it 30-27. The Indian also suffered a knock-down during the bout.

Vijender had won the bronze four years ago and silver in the 2006 Melbourne Games.

IANS

First Published: Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 10:45

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