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Indian Youth Men's Boxing Team Arrive Home After Bagging Four Bronze Medals at The ASBC Asian Youth Boxing Championship in Philippines

The Indian youth men’s boxing squad will return home on 17th Mar 2013 after putting up a decent show at the ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championship in Subic Bay, Philippines. The four pugilists that made it to the penultimate round of the, had to settle with bronze medal performance. 2012 Youth World Championships silver medal medallist Narender Berwal (+91kg) and bronze medal winner Lalitha Prasad (49kg) along with 2012 Aglorav Cup bronze medal winner Abhishek Beniwal (81kg) and heavy weight boxer Amritpreet Singh (91kg) had to be content with a semi-final finish after losing out to their respective opponents in the round of four.

Two time Youth National Champion, Narender Berwal (+91), playing his second international tournament – first being the Youth Worlds, where he bagged the silver medal – did well to finish on the podium at the Asian championships. He was outpointed by Ulugbek Mubinov in the semi-finals. Abhishek Beniwal (81kg) and Amritpreet Singh (91kg) too displayed great skills but in the end had to make do with bronze medals. Beniwal lost to Adiet Orynbassarov from Kazakhstan while Singh also lost to another Kazak boxer Aibek Ermetov. Lalitha Prasad (49kg) went down against Kosei Tanaka of Japan.

The arrival details of the Indian team are as follows:

Date: 17th Mar’2013

Flight No. : AI 315 (Connecting flight from Hong Kong)

Arrival Time: 2135 Hrs.

Arrival at terminal 3 of IGI Airport

 

The Complete squad is as follows:

Indian Boxing team for the ASBC Youth Asian Championship
S.No
Wt Cat
Name
Unit
1
Light Fly Weight (49Kg)
Lalitha P Prasad
SSCB
2
Fly Weight (52Kg)
Kavinder Bisht
UTK
3
Bantan Weight (56Kg)
Aman Indora
HAR
4
Light Weight (60Kg)
Nagesh Kharare
MAH
5
Light Welter Weight (64Kg)
Dinesh
DEL
6
Welter Weight (69Kg)
Manjeet Singh Panghal
HAR
7
Middle Weight (75kg)
Sandeep
HAR
8
Light Heavy Weight (81kg)
Abhishek Beniwal
SSCB
9
Heavy Weight (91kg)
Amrit Preet Singh
PUN
10
Super Heavy Weight (+91kg)
Narender Berwal
HAR

 

Support Staff
1
G Manoharan
Head Coach
2
Lalit Prasad
Coach
 

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