Strandja Memorial 2020: Mohammed Hussamuddin signs off with silver at boxing tournament

  • Mohammed Hussamuddin is a bronze medal-winner at the 2018 Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast.

  • Hussamuddin had advanced to the final of the 57kg weight class courtesy a walkover from his opponent.

  • But he signed off from the Strandja Memorial event with a silver after losing 1-4 to Italy's Francesco Maietta.

Sofia: Indian boxer Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) ended with a silver medal at the Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament after losing in the final in Sofia, Bulgaria on Saturday.

 Strandja Memorial 2020: Mohammed Hussamuddin signs off with silver at boxing tournament

File image of Indian boxer Hussamuddin Mohammed (in blue)

The Commonwealth Games bronze-winner, who advanced to the final courtesy a walkover, lost 1-4 to Italy's Francesco Maietta in the summit clash.

Earlier, former world silver-winner Sonia Lather (57kg) and Four-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa (63kg) took the bronze medals after going down in their respective semi-final bouts.

India ended the competition with three medals in all.

The tournament featured more than 200 boxers from over 30 countries and is a season-opener in the European boxing calendar.

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Updated Date: Jan 25, 2020 23:00:02 IST