India’s Gaurav Bidhuri has settled for a bronze medal in 56kg after going down in the last-four stage of the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament in Kaspiysk, Russia yesterday.
World Championships bronze-medalist Bidhuri lost to Kazakhstan’s Siroshiddin Abdullayev in a split 2-3 decision, rounding off a fine campaign in his comeback tournament after being out due to a back injury.
Two Indian boxers Brijesh Yadav (81kg) and Virender Kumar (91kg) have advanced to the finals scheduled for today. While Yadav out-punched local favourite Abdulla Nazhmudinov, Kumar got the better of Azerbaijan’s Gulguseyn Agazade to make the summit clashes.
Among the Indian women, only Saweety Boora (75kg) has made the final.