Published On: Wed, Feb 3rd, 2010

The first Indian boxer to clinch a gold medal at the inter-continental President's Cup

Suranjoy wins gold at President’s Cup boxing
Asian champion Suranjoy Singh has become the first Indian boxer to clinch a gold medal at the inter-continental President’s Cup. He out-punched Frenchman Nordine Oubaali 8-1 in the flyweight (51kg) final, in Baku, Azerbaijan. The 22-year-old Manipuri’s triumph also fetched him US $3,000 at the prestigious season-ending event, where confederations from Asia, America, Africa, Europe and Oceania are pitted against each other.

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