SAG Boxing: Indian men bag all seven gold medals

L. Devendro Singh, Madan Lal, Shiva Thapa, Dheeraj, Manoj Kumar, Mandeep Jangra and Vikas Krishan won their respective bouts with facile victories.

India's Vikas Krishan (R) throws a punch at Afghanistan's Folad S Wali Shah during their 75kg middle weight category bout in the South Asian Games in Shillong.   -  M Moorthy

India, on Monday, made a clean sweep in the men's boxing event of the 12th South Asian Games here, by bagging all the seven gold medals on offer.

L. Devendro Singh, Madan Lal, Shiva Thapa, Dheeraj, Manoj Kumar, Mandeep Jangra and Vikas Krishan won their respective bouts with facile victories. The women's finals in three weight categories will be held on Tuesday.

Results

Men: Light-flyweight (46-49 Kg): Mohib Ulla (Pak) lost to Devendro Singh 2-1;

Flyweight (52): Syed Mohd. Asif (Pak) lost to Madan Lal 3-0;

Bantamweight (56): Ruwan Thilina (SRL) lost to Shiva Thapa 3-0;

Lightweight (60): Ahmed Ali (Pak) lost to Dheeraj 2-1;

Light-welterweight (64): Manoj Kumar bt Dinidu Saparamadu (SRL) 3-0;

Welterweight (69): Rahemi Alla Dad (Afg) lost to Mandeep Jangra 3-0;

Middleweight (75): Vikash Krishan bt Ahmed Tanveer (Pak) 3-0.