London: Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh narrowly missed out on a medal at the London Olympics Wednesday, putting up a brave fight against Irishman Paddy Barnes in the quarterfinals of the 49 kg category.
Devendro's 18-23 loss to the Beijing Games bronze medallist ended India's boxing campaign in the mega event.
It was a ferocious start to the bout with both boxers trading punches. The boxing on display enthralled the crowd. Barnes got off the block quickly connecting with a great combination.
Devendro though stood his ground and connected with some of his own stinging blows but he narrowly went down 5-7 in the first round....more
02:21 AM, Aug 09, 2012