Vijender assures India of another Olympic medal

August 20th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Boxer Vijender Kumar assured India of a medal after beating Ecuador’s Carlos Gongora in the middleweight (75kg) category to move into the semifinals of the event at the Olympics here Wednesday.Vijender opened an early 2-0 lead in the first round and consistently increased the margin to beat Gongora in a lopsided quarterfinal clash at the Worker’s Gymnasium.

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