Boxer hospitalised after being accused of stealing medal

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Jamshedpur, Feb 25 (PTI) A woman boxer from Manipur hadto be taken to a local hospital following depression on beingaccused by a pugilist from Bengal for stealing the bronzemedal she won in the National Games here.

Reliable sources in the 34th National Games CoordinationCommittee said that Dolly Singh lost her bronze medal she wonin 54kg from the residential wing of a sports complex used forthe Games here.

Though she did not lodge any official complaint, Dollyhad accused a Manipuri boxer for stealing the bronze.

Sources said the Manipuri boxer got into depressionfollowing the accusation and she had to be rushed to the TataMain Hospital immediately, where she was kept for some timebefore doctors discharged her.

Both the boxers, however, left Jamshedpur for home thismorning.

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