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Jayant Dagar first Sikkimese Boxer to win medal in Asian Boxing Championship

Jayant Dagar, a student of Kyi-De-Khang Secondary school in Gangtok, created history to become the first-ever Sikkimese Boxer to a medal in the Asian Boxing Championship. Dagar won the Bronze

Jayant Dagar, a student of Kyi-De-Khang Secondary school in Gangtok, created history to become the first-ever Sikkimese Boxer to a medal in the Asian Boxing Championship.

Dagar won the Bronze Medal in the 54 kg Weight Category in Asian Junior Boxing Championship, recently concluded in Amman’s Capital, Jordan from March 3 to 15, 2022.

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In the quarter-final bout, Jayant defeated Kirgishtan boxer, Pansher Aliahkmed by a narrow score of 3:2 points and secured the Bronze Medal for India.

Whereas in the Semifinal, Jayant lost against Thailand’s boxer, Thanaphansakon Kalaseeram by 4:1 points.

Jayant will now return to Gangtok on March 24.

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First Published: 15th March, 2022 14:45 IST

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