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Thailand Open: Ashish Kumar clinches gold as India grab eight medals

Asian Championships silver medalist Ashish Kumar on Saturday bagged his first international gold at Thailand Open International boxing tournament in Bangkok.

Ashish was in impeccable form and outpunched Korea’s Kim Jinjae 5-0 for the biggest medal of his career, just two months after claiming a silver in the India Open.

Indian boxers finished their campaign with a rich haul of eight medals at the boxing tournament. India finished with a gold, four silver and three bronze.

On the final day, the Indians who had to settle for the silver were former world junior champion Nikhat Zareen, Asian Championships silver medalist Deepak, GeeBee Boxing silver medalist Mohammed Hussamuddin, and India Open silver medalist Brijesh Yadav.

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