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Indian boxer Vijender settles for silver

Posted on Aug 03 2014 | IANS

Glasgow, Aug 3 : Indian boxer Vijender Singh had to settle for the silver medal losing 1-2 to England's Anthony Fowler in the final of the men's 75 kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SSE Hydro here Saturday.

Vijender, an Olympic bronze medallist, lost the first two rounds 26-30, 27-30. He came back strongly in the final round to win it 30-27. The Indian also suffered a knock-down during the bout.

Vijender had won the bronze four years ago and silver in the 2006 Melbourne Games.

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