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Amit Panghal becomes first Indian male boxer to qualify for final of World Boxing Championships

Ace Indian boxer Amit Panghal settled for a silver at the AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships at Ekaterinburg in Russia. He lost to Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan Zoirov in flyweight (48-52 kg) category. Though, Panghal created history as he became the first Indian male boxer to qualify for the final of the Championships. He has ..

Amit Panghal wins India’s only boxing Gold at 18th Asian Games 2018

On September 1, Indian boxer Amit Panghal from Haryana won a historic gold after beating Rio Olympics gold medallist Hasanboy Dusmatov in the final of Men’s Light Flyweight 49kg category at the Jakarta Asian Games 2018. It is India’s only boxing gold at the 18th Asiad. With this, Panghal became the 8th Indian boxer to ..

Naman Tanwar wins gold at Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament

Indian boxers have claimed three gold, a silver and a bronze medal at the 2017 Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. In the event that concluded on December 24, the country’s Gold Medal winners were K Shyam Kumar in 49kg, Naman Tanwar in 91kg and Satish Kumar in the +91kg category. To add to ..

Mary Kom won gold medal in 48kg category at 2017 Asian women’s Boxing Championships

48kg category Indian boxer M C Mary Kom won gold medal in 48kg category at Asian women’s Boxing Championships by defeating North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi in Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam on November 8, 2017. It is her first Asian gold medal in this category.

Gurbax Singh Sandhu honoured with 2017 National Awards for senior citizens.

Indian boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu has been honoured with the 2017 National Awards for senior citizens by President Ramnath Kovind. Sandhu was India’s longest-serving men’s national coach, occupying the position for two decades before he was handed charge of the women campers earlier in 2017. He was the chief coach when India won its ..

Klitschko defeats Charr, retains WBC heavy weight title

Vitali Klitschko of Ukraine defeated Manuel Charr of Germany to retain his WBC heavyweight title.  The medical team and the referee stopped the bout 56 seconds before the end of the fourth round after witnessing a cut mark on the opponent’s eye, the German Manuel Charr, 27.

Sports GK Objective Questions for 2012 Examinations

1. In which among the following games / sports, Tintu Luka has carved out a niche for herself? [A]Badminton [B]Table Tennis [C]Athletics [D]Archery Athletics Tintu Luka is an athlete from Kannur, Kerala, India. She is the national record holder in 800 metre race. She is trained by P.T.Usha at Usha School of Athletics, Koyilandy and ..

Vijender Singh won gold at the World Police and Fire Games in New York

Vijender Singh won gold and also won the Best Boxer award at the World Police and Fire Games in NewYork Vijender won two golds, two silvers and a bronze at the event