Boxer Shyam Kumar wins gold at Thailand International

Indian boxer K Shyam Kumar won a gold medal in the 49- kilogram category at the Thailand International Tournament in Bangkok today. He clinched the medal without even stepping inside the ring for his summit clash.

Shyam was to take on Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in the final. However, Dusmatov pulled out of the bout owing to an injury, giving the Indian his second gold medal at the event. Shyam had won a gold at the 2015 edition of the event.