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Medal assured at President's Cup

An 18-year-old Gaurav Bidhuri became the first Indian boxer to assure himself of a medal at the 21st President's Cup by advancing to the semifinals today while five others entered the quarterfinals in Jakarta, Indonesia.

other Updated: Jul 05, 2011 23:19 IST
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An 18-year-old Gaurav Bidhuri became the first Indian boxer to assure himself of a medal at the 21st President's Cup by advancing to the semifinals today while five others entered the quarterfinals in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Playing his first senior international tournament, Gaurav, a bronze-medallist at the National Games held earlier this year, edged past Muhamed Faud of Malaysia 8-7 to make the last-four stage of the light fly weight 49kg division.

V Santhosh Kumar beat Korea's Lee Yong Hee 13-11 to make the last-eight stage in the light welter weight 64kg division. Lakhbir Singh beat Vietnam's Pruong Dingh Hoang to make it to the quarters too.

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