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Suranjoy Singh settles for bronze

Suranjoy Singh won bronze in the men’s 52 kg boxing event at the Asian Games. File photo

Suranjoy Singh won bronze in the men’s 52 kg boxing event at the Asian Games. File photo  

Indian boxer Suranjoy Singh had to be content with a bronze in the men’s 52 kg after going down fighting 5-6 to China’s Yong Chang at the Asian Games here on Wednesday.

The Indian trailed 0-3 in the first round, fought back in the second to trail 1-4 and rallied with an attacking game to level 5-5.

The Chinese pulled one off in the third and final round while Suranjoy failed to score despite desperate attempts as Yong showed good defensive skills to keep him at bay.

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