Belgrade [Serbia], November 4 (ANI): Indian boxer Akash Kumar’s sensational run at the 2021 AIBA men’s World Boxing Championships ended with a bronze medal after he suffered a heartbreaking loss in the semi-final in Belgrade on Thursday.
Akash endured a 5-0 loss against Kazakhstan’s Makhmud Sabyrkhan in the 54kg category.
It was India’s seventh medal at the world’s one of the biggest boxing events as Akash joined the elite list of boxers that includes Amit Panghal (silver in 2019), Vijender Singh (bronze in 2009), Vikas Krishan (bronze in 2011), Shiva Thapa (bronze in 2015), Gaurav Bidhuri (bronze in 2017) and Manish Kaushik (bronze in 2019) who have won medals for the country at the Men’s World Championships in the past.
Playing in his debut World Championships, Akash started the Last-4 bout aggressively as the first round saw both the boxers trading heavy blows.
However, the Kazakh boxer looked in a better position with relentless punches which put the Indian on the backfoot at the end of a pulsating

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