Adding more medals to its tally, India has won 3 gold medals on Saturday morning. Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar won gold in Bridge Men’s Pair while Indian boxer Amit Panghal won gold in Men’s Light Fly (49kg) boxing event at Asian Games 2018.
It was a strategic start for Amit in the first round with a positive attitude, he was able to maintain distance from Uzbekistan’s Hasanboy Dustamov who continued to jab in and out.
In the final round, Amit continued to block and it was Dustamove who tried to get inside because he needed points to win. Amit’s performance let him counteract the speed and velocity of the reigning over 2016 Olympic medallist Dustamove.
India’s has now won 15 gold in the Asian Games and with this medal tally has now reached to 67.