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Friday, August 22, 2008

Indian Boxer Vijender Kumar Gets Third Medal (Bronze)

Vijender Kumar ensured India of its Third individual medal by entering the Semi final bout of the 75Kg Boxing event at the Beijing Olympics. He played against the Cuban boxer today in the Semifinals and lost 8-5 in the four rounds.

He has secured the bronze medal, the third medal so far for India. He played a very defensive game against the Cuban who was very aggressive and was attacking Vijender and getting points in every round. Vijender did his best to defend himself and played a good game, but lost the bout.

He has made all the Indians proud with his feat of reaching this far and getting the Bronze medal home. Whole of India was tuned into the television channels to watch the bout live, including Bhiwani, the place where he trained to be a boxer and where his parents stay.

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