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Boxers who competed in Tokyo Olympics unlikely to be part of National Boxing Championship

The BFI is supposed to conduct the nationals in September but the boxers who competed in the Tokyo Olympics won't be a part of the tournament for various reasons. The gold medal winners in the nationals will get an entry to the World Championships supposed to be held in Serbia later this year.
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newsboxing7 months ago

Boxam International 2021 | MC Mary Kom bows out in semi-final, rest nine make it to summit clash

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom was defeated by Virginia Fuchs in the semi-final of the ongoing Boxam International tournament, in Castellon, Spain. On the other hand, nine of the other boxers from India have made a cut to the finals in their respective categories in the tourney.
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newsboxing2 years ago

World Boxing Ch’ships | India look to better record with Olympic qualifiers status stripped

With the International Olympic Committee (IOC) stripping off the Olympic qualifier status from the World Championships, India would be aiming to win something more than bronze medals in the tournament. The tournament would see 450 boxers from 87 countries fighting across 12 days.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Vikash Krishan leaves pro-boxing to represent India in Tokyo Olympics

Nine months after he had turned pro, Commonwealth Games champion Vikash Krishan has returned to India aiming to find a place in Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics. It was in 2016 that AIBA had changed rules making pro boxers eligible to qualify in Olympics through WSB and APB tournaments.
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newsboxing3 years ago

Boxing | Vikas Krishan wins his debut match as professional boxer

Following the footsteps of India’ first Olympic medallist boxer Vijender Singh, Vikas Krishan has won his first professional bout comprehensively in two rounds of the six-round super welterweight category. He won the match against American boxer Steven Andrade through technical superiority.
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newsboxing3 years ago

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan to make pro debut in US on January 18

26-year old Indian boxer Vikas Krishan is scheduled to make his debut on the professional boxing circuit on January 18 in New York against native Steven Andrade. Krishan, who has won gold medals in the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, is also a World Championship bronze medallist.
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newsboxing3 years ago

Boxing | CA Kuttappa appointed Chief Coach for Men’s Boxing Team

CA Kuttappa has been named the Chief Coach of the Men’s National boxing team after the retirement of the former national coach S R Singh. In another development, Vikash Krishan Yadav has not been picked for the ongoing national boxing camp after he decided to turn to professional boxing.
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newsboxing3 years ago

Asian Games | Gaurav Solanki, Vikas Krishan included in boxing squad to travel Jakarta

2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth games gold medalists Gaurav Solanki (56kg) and Vikas Krishan (75kg) were included in the boxing squad for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia. The Boxing Federation of India has also decided that the trials would only be conducted in the 60kg and 64kg categories.
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newsboxing3 years ago

We could have won more medals at CWG, says Vikas Krishnan

The gold medal winner at the Commonwealth games, Vikas Krishnan, was high on praises for the Indian boxing squad but felt that they could have added more medals to their tally. He asserted that the boxing squad will improve their medal tally in the Asian games to be played later this year.
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newsboxing4 years ago

Vikas Krishan, Amit Panghal punch for Gold; Mary Kom get Silver in Bulgaria

Pugilists Vikas Krishan and Amit Phanghal clinched gold medals in the 69th Strandja Memorial boxing tournament as Mary Kom ended up winning a silver in the tournament on Sunday. India managed a total of 11 medals in all the categories including two golds, three silvers, and six bronze medals.
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