Almaty (Kazakhstan): India's Olympic-bound boxer L Devendro Singh (49kg) lost the title clash to Cuban boxer Yosvany Veitia and settled for the silver medal in the President's Cup.
The 20-year-old Indian came close to claiming his first gold medal on the senior tour but went down 11-15 during Sunday's final against the Cuban, who had won the bronze medal at the 2010 Youth World Boxing Championships
Devendro started well keeping pace with his Cuban opponent. After the first three minutes of play, the scores were levelled at 4-4. But with the beginning of the second round, Veitia, with his sound defence and precise combinations took the game away from the Indian boxer.