Sports / Amit Panghal hands India its first gold at 2019 Asian Boxing Championships

Zee News : Apr 26, 2019, 02:16 PM

Amit Panghal made India proud on Friday by clinching the country's first gold medal at the 2019 Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok, Thailand. The 23-year-old boxer from West Bengal defeated Korea's Kim Inkyu in an unanimous decision in the finals of the men's flyweight 52kg category to take the top honours. Panghal's maiden international event since switching from 49kg to 52kg category earlier this year.