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Sucker Punch By Boxer Manoj Kumar

Sucker Punch Boxer Manoj Kumar

Boxer Manoj Kumar (64 kg) is greeted by Vijay Goel, minister of sports, after he defeated Petrauskas E. of Lithuania, at the Rio Olympics, Brazil, on Wednesday. Boxing coach G.S Sandhu is also seen. Earlier, in a huge embarrassment to India, the International Boxing Association had threatened to disqualify India boxers for not wearing vests bearing the country's name. The AIBA officials had pointed out the "technical flaw" after Manoj Kumar's victory. Indian boxers were allowed to compete under the Tricolour despite suspension. However, later the boxers got their kits replaced.

Boxer Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar (left) lands a punch on former Olympic bronze medalist Evaldas Petrauskas of Lithuania during their light welterweight 64kg preliminary round bout Riocentro Pavilion 6 in Rio Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday. Manoj dominated the encounter to be awarded a 2-1 decision in his favour.