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Boxing: Rohit Choudhary wins the WBC Asia silver title

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By IANS Updated: Jul 01, 2024 7:56 pm
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BENGALURU — India’s Rohit Choudhary ended up with a silver medal in the WBC Asia Continental championship in the Super-welterweight category held at the World Siam Stadium in Bangkok on Sunday. Hailing from a small town near Pathankot in Punjab, the 28-year-old boxer, who has made Bengaluru his home, put up an extraordinary performance against his fancied opponent Tao Zhang of China and lost the title bout narrowly.

In a thrilling match that lasted all eight rounds, despite Rohit being the dominant opponent, the 32-year-old Zhang got the judges’ favour while Rohit earned admiration from fans and fellow boxers.

“It was a tough fight. I knew that Zhang was more experienced and was the favourite boxer. My first aim was to last for eight rounds, and I knew if I went to the wire, anything could happen,” said Rohit who trains at Grassroot Boxing Academy in Bengaluru.

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By IANS Updated: Jul 01, 2024 7:56:45 pm
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