New Delhi: Indian boxer Nutlai Lalbiakkima (49kg), who upstaged Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov in the quarter-finals, settled for a bronze medal along with two others after a semi-final loss in the President’s Cup in Astana, Kazakhstan on Saturday.
The 22-year-old Lalbiakkima lost to local favorite Erzhan Zhomart to bow out in the semi-final stage.
“For us, the bout belonged to Lalbiakkima. He turned in another exceptional performance but unfortunately this time, he ended on the losing side,” coach Jai Singh Patil, who is traveling with the team, told PTI.
Sachin lost to Filipino Rogen Ladon in his semi-final clash.