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featureboxinga year ago

No clear reason for failure at Tokyo, but work towards betterment of Indian boxing should start now

Tokyo 2020 was seen as the Olympics where Indian boxing would shine on the global stage, much like some of the boxing powerhouses in the world. But in turn, it was a reality check for many as pugilists crumbled under pressure. If things have to improve by Paris 2024, the work needs to start now.
Madhav Agarwal
newsboxinga year ago

Boxer Amit Panghal applies for Khel Ratna after Tokyo 2020 mishap

Amit Panghal had lost in the second round of the Tokyo Olympics to Colombian Yuberten Martinez, after getting a bye in the first round. Apart from the shock exit from Tokyo 2020, Panghal had displayed supreme form and had won a silver in the 2019 Bowing World Championship as well.
SportsCafe Desk
newsboxing3 years ago

Santiago Nieva and Karanjeet Singh find place in ASBC commissions

India's High-Performance Director Santiago Nieva found a place in the coaches' commission while team doctor Karanjeet Singh was inducted into the medical commission of the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC). Narendra Kumar Nirwan was India’s representative in the refereeing and judging commission.
SportsCafe Desk
newsboxing3 years ago

It’s a great feeling to see Amit Panghal make it to the final, exclaims Vijender Singh

Vijender Singh expressed his happiness after Amit Panghal reached the World finals as he congratulated him on the achievement borne out of his hard work despite lack of support from institutions. He advised him to not dent to the pressure and bring home the championship to make india proud.
SportsCafe Desk
newsboxing3 years ago

World Boxing Championships: Amit Panghal becomes first Indian man to reach a final, Manish settles for bronze

The Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) edged out Kazakhstan’s Saken Bibossinov 3:2 in the semi-finals of the AIBA Boxing World Championships in Ekaterinberg, Russia, on Friday. India’s other semi-finalist Manish Kaushik (63kg) was defeated by the reigning world champion Andy Cruz of Cuba.
SportsCafe Desk
newsboxing3 years ago

World Boxing Championships | Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik secure medals, create history

Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik have secured at least a bronze medal by winning their respective quarter-final bouts on Wednesday in Ekaterinberg, Russia, at the World Boxing Championships. This is the first time in the Indian history that more than one boxer is medalled at the World Championships.
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newsboxing3 years ago

Boxing World Championships: India's Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik cruise into quarter-finals

India's Amit Panghal defeated Turkey’s Batuhan Citfci to enter the quarter-finals of the 52kg category on Tuesday in the men’s Boxing World Championships in Yekaterinburg. While, Manish Kaushik entered the quarter-finals of the 63kg category by defeating Mongolia’s Chinzorig Baatarsukh.
SportsCafe Desk
reportboxing3 years ago

India Open Boxing | MC Mary Kom, Sarita Devi and Amit Panghal clinch gold on final day

Mary Kom (51kg), Sarita Devi (60kg) and Amit Panghal (52kg) all bagged gold medals in their respective weight categories on the final day of the India Open Boxing tournament on Friday. Overall, India won a total of 12 gold medals from a possible 18 that were up for grabs at the international event.
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newsboxing3 years ago

India Open Boxing | Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa register easy wins, Gaurav Solanki stunned by Sachin Siwach

23-year-old Amit Panghal and 25-year-old Shiva Thapa breezed through into the finals of the 52 kg and 60 kg categories respectively. However, Commonwealth Games flyweight champion Gaurav Solanki suffered a shock defeat to 20-year-old Sachin Siwach to crash out in the semi-finals.
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newsboxing3 years ago

Amit Panghal claims that Rio Olympics Champion Hasanboy Dusmatov is scared of him

2019 Asian Championship gold medalist Amit Panghal has stated that Rio Olympics Champion Hasanboy Dusmatov seemed to be scared of him of late. He also admitted that shifting up from the 49 kg to 52 kg category wasn’t very easy and shed light on his packed schedule with World Championship ahead.
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