19-year old Ankush Dahiya bagged a gold medal in the 60kg category at the Ulaanbaatar Cup in Mongolia today while Commonwealth Games silver medal winner Devendro Singh finished the tournament with a silver in the 52kg category. India also bagged three bronze medals in the tournament.
Ankush Dahiya, a former Asian Youth silver medalist defeated Korean Man Choe Chol in a split decision in the 60kg category final at the Ulaanbaatar Cup today. Putting his height and reach advantage to great use, the 19-year old landed some lusty blows on the Korean to clinch the gold medal.
On the other hand, Devendro Singh, a Commonwealth and Asian Games silver medalist, had to settle for a silver in the 52kg category after the final match was adjudged 3-2 in favour of Indonesia's
K Shyam Kumar (49kg), Mohammed Hussamuddin (56kg) and Priyanka Chaudhary (60kg) lost their respective semi-final bouts on Saturday to finish their campaign with a bronze each.