Boxers: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Satish Kumar becomes India’s first super heavyweight boxer to qualify for Olympics

Veteran Indian boxer Satish Kumar recently became the first super heavyweight (+91kg) Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympic Games. Satish Kumar is a bronze-medallist in 2014 Asian Games, silver medallist in 2018 Commonwealth Games and a two-time bronze-winner at the Asian Championships -2015 and 2019. Other Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik also ..

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.