Gen M.M. Naravane on Saturday complimented Naik Sudedar
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
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
. #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