Indian boxer Vijender Singh settles for silver at Commonwealth Games

IANS| Updated: Aug 03, 2014, 04:13 AM IST

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.