Asian Games: Satish Kumar Settles for Boxing Bronze

Satish Kumar was comprehensively beaten by Kazakhstan giant Ivan Dychko in the semifinals of Super Heavyweight (+91 kg) category

updated: October 02, 2014 15:53 IST
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Satish Kumar in action during Asian Games semis.


Incheon: Indian boxer Satish Kumar won a bronze in the Super Heavyweight (+91 kg) category to give India their 51st medal on the penultimate day of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on Thursday. (Day 13 Blog | Medal Tally)

Satish was comprehensively outpunched by Kazakhstan giant Ivan Dychko in the semifinals with a clear 3-0 verdict in all the rounds. (Read: Olympic Council of Asia to Decide Fate of Boxing Medal Sarita Devi Refused)

Satish was no match for the huge 6ft 9 inch Kazakh, who is a London Olympics bronze medallist as well as a silver medallist at the Guangzhou edition, four years back.

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