Prime News, International and National Sport, Boxing,Helsinki, March 11:- Kavinder Singh Bisht in the 56 kg-category struck gold while Shiva Thapa in the 60 kg category and three others claimed silver medals to end a fine Indian campaign at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament at Helsinki in Finland on Sunday.
Signing off with silver medals were three-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa, Govind Sahani, Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Mohammed Hussamuddin and Dinesh Dagar.
In a rare all-Indian final, a gritty Bisht was up against Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Hussamuddin in the 56 kg summit clash. Both the boxers are from the Services Sports Control Board.
Sahani started off strongly against Thailand’s Thitisan Panmod but lost 3-2. Thapa in 60 kg category, lost 1-4 to local Arslan Khataev. Dagar, was defeated by Commonwealth Games gold-medallist England Pat McCormack in the finals.
Sumit Sangwan, former youth world champion Sachin Siwach and Naveen Kumar got bronze in their categories.(Inputs: Agencies, NGB)