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Strong show by Indian boxers at Chemistry Cup

Halle, June 23: Gaurav Solanki and Mohammed Hussamuddin won gold in their respective categories as Indian boxers ended up with a rich haul of medals at the Chemistry Cup here on Saturday. Apart from the two gold medals, the Indians also clinched a silver and three bronze.

Solanki had to work hard for his win, beating Jorge Alejandro Merencio of Cuba in a hard fought final of the Flyweight (52 kilogram) category.

Hussamuddin meanwhile, defeated compatriot Madan Lal in an all-Indian final in the Bantamweight (56kg) division. Amit Panghal (49kg), Dheeraj Rangi (64kg) and Narender (+91kg) got the bronze medals for India. IANS