Army chief compliments boxer Deepak for entering Strandja Memorial final

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NEW DELHI:

Army chief

Gen M.M. Naravane on Saturday complimented Naik Sudedar

Deepak Kumar

for entering the finals of the 72nd

Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament

in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Asian silver-winner Kumar (52kg) on Friday had stunned Olympic and

world champion

Shakhobiddin Zoirov of Uzbekistan to storm into the finals.
Kumar clinched one of the most memorable wins of his career with a 4-1 victory over more fancied Zoirov, who had claimed the 2019 world championship title beating India's Amit Panghal.
"General MM Naravane #COAS and All Ranks compliment #IndianArmy Boxer Naib Subedar Deepak for entering finals of 72nd #StrandjaMemorial Tournament at Sofia, #Bulgaria by defeating #Olympic Champion and Uzbekistan Boxer

Shakhobidin Zoirov

. #IndianArmy Boxer Naib Subedar Deepak defeated the 2019 World Champion by 4:1 in a scintillating face-off," the Army tweeted.

General MM Naravane #COAS and All Ranks compliment #IndianArmy Boxer Naib Subedar Deepak for entering finals of 72n… https://t.co/lXwXAwC8NF

— ADG PI - INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) 1614420880000

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