Manipur boxer Bilotson L Singh clinched a silver medal at the Golden Glove of Vojvodina tournament held in Serbia recently

Imphal: Manipur boxer Laishram Bilotson Singh clinched silver medal at the recently concluded 37th edition of the Golden Glove of Vojvodina International Tournament held in Serbia.

Bilotson was among the five young Indian boxers who reached the finals and secured medals at the international boxing tournament, bringing laurels to the state and the nation.

Boxer Bilotson L Singh taking on his opponent Boris Karibian of Russia during the final match

Apart from Bilotson, the other silver-medal winners are Seloy Soy (49kg), Ajay Kumar (60kg) and Vijaydeep (69kg), whereas Harsh Gill (91kg) settled for a bronze medal.

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During the final bout, Bilotson lost to Boris Karibian of Russia in a unanimous verdict.

Earlier, Laishram, the young pugilist from Manipur’s Thoubal district, also won a gold medal under the 56-category during the 3rd Men’s and Women Youth Championship 2019 held at Uttarakhand’s Rudrapur.

The Serbian boxing tournament, which was held from July 9-15, featured 22 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Russia and others.

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