Boxer Solanki wins CWG title, Kaushik gets silver

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian boxer Gaurav Solanki won the gold medal in the men’s flyweight (52 kilogram) category at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.

Solanki won a tough, fast paced, tactical battle by a split 4:1 verdict against the impressive Brendan Irvine of Northern Ireland in the final.

Meanwhile, India’s Manish Kaushik had to be content with silver in the men’s lightweight (60kg) division.

Kaushik lost 2:3 to Harry Garside of Australia in a hard-fought final.