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Manju one punch from gold

Oct 11, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
He kept his promise, and almost knocked his opponent down, fought with confidence and he is hungry for more. Sri Lanka’s Boxing sensation Manju Wanniarachchi is just one punch away from the first gold medal for Sri Lanka in the Commonwealth Games history after he beat Botswana’s Tirafalo Seoko when the referee stopped the contest in first minute of just the second round. Wanniarachchi was leading 5-0 when the bout was stopped, just after Seoko got up after a terrific punch landed by the Lankan pugilist. Tomorrow will be a memorable day in the history of Sri Lanka boxing when Wanniarachchi faces his tough opponent from Wales, Sean Mc Goldrick in the Bantam Weight (56kg) category final at the Tal Katora Indoor Stadium at 3.30 p.m.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2010/10/12/spo01.asp