2018 Commonwealth Games: Naman Tanwar settles for Bronze in men’s 91kg boxing

Boxer Naman Tanwar had to settle for Bronze after losing his 91 kg semi-final bout to David Whateley of Australia at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

other sports Updated: Apr 13, 2018 11:39 IST
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Naman Tanwar lost 0-4 to Jason Whateley at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Twitter (@BFI_OFFICIAL))

Indian boxer Naman Tanwar settled for bronze after losing his men’s 91 kg semi-final to Jason Whateley of Australia in a closely contested bout at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. (LIVE CWG UPDATES) (MEDAL TALLY) (SCHEDULE)

Four out of five judges voted in favour of the local pugilist as one judge gave both the boxers equal points.

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Tanwar had earlier got the better of Haruna Mhando of Tanzania in Round of 16 and Samoan Frank Masoe in the quarter-finals.

The 27-year-old Whateley will now take on either David Nyika of New Zealand or Cheavon Clarke of England in the gold medal bout.

Both the losing semifinalists are awarded bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games.

First Published: Apr 13, 2018 11:39 IST