Vijender will come back with gold, says brother

August 20th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS  

Bhiwani (Haryana), Aug 20 (IANS) Vijender Kumar’s elder brother Manoj was confident that the star boxer will return home with nothing less than an Olympic gold medal.”He will come back only with the gold. Vijender was determined to win before the match and he and I think he will come back with a gold medal,” Manoj told reporters here Wednesday after his brother moved into the semi-finals of the boxing event at Beijing Olympics.

“We are confident of his win. My is brother is not one to give up his quest for the gold,” added Manoj, who didn’t see Vijender’s bout as he was praying for his brother.

Vijender Wednesday assured India at least a bronze medal by entering into the middlewieght (75 kg) semi-final with an emphatic 9-4 victory over Ecuador’s Carlos Gongora.

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