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CWG 2022: Mohammed Hussamuddin wins bronze medal in Men's Featherweight Boxing

Hussamuddin had secured a bronze medal in the CWG 2018 as well.

Tejas RathiAuthor

Updated - 07 August 2022 12:54 AM

Mohammed Hussamuddin - CWG - sportstiger

On Saturday (6 August), Mohammed Hussamuddin secured a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022, after unfortunately losing 1-4 to Joseph Commey of Ghana in the men's 57kg Featherweight category. He had earlier secured victory over Tryagain Morning Ndevelo of Namibia in a 4-1 split verdict in the semi-finals. Husamuddin won the first round but was dominated in the subsequent rounds by Joseph.

It marked the 10th medal of the Indian contingent on Saturday, with 3 gold, 3 silver & 4 bronze. The 28-year-old won the bronze medal in the 2018 CWG at Gold Coast as well. Interestingly, his father and brothers, have also represented India at international boxing events.

Ahead of the CWG 2022, Hussamuddin had expressed that his preparation has been better this time and was confident of giving his best.

“I don’t go into the ring thinking about winning or losing. For me, the priority is the hard work that I put in the ring and give my best at that. I will avoid taking the pressure of winning or losing, I just want to give my best.,” said Hussamuddin last month.

Earlier, Jaismine Lamoboriya had also settled for a bronze medal after losing 2-3 to Gemma Paige Richardson of England in the Women’s 60kg (Lightweight) category. On the other hand, world champion Nikhat Zareen defeated Savannah Stubley of England 5-0 to reach the finals of the women's 50kg light flyweight category.

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