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newsboxing10 months ago

Amit Phangal ranked world no.1, Mary Kom secure third spot as per latest AIBA release

Amit Phangal has been ranked no.1 in the men’s 52kg weight category as per the latest rankings released by the Amateur Indian Boxing Association (AIBA). Manju Rani was the highest-ranked women’s boxer, securing the second spot in the 48kg category, while Mary Kom was placed third in her category.
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newsboxinga year ago

COVID-19 hasn't affected my courage, determination, reveals boxer Amit Panghal

Olympic-bound star boxer Amit Panghal has revealed that Coronavirus hasn’t affected his courage and determination and although he can’t go outside, he is practicing in his house. Panghal follows his daily routine, gets up early in the morning, sanitises his gloves, follows the instructed diet chart.
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newsboxinga year ago

Need to practise more on power, endurance and reach, believes Amit Panghal

For Indian pugilist Amit Panghal to adjust to the change of weight category from 49kg to 52kg to be able to compete in the Olympics needs him to work on his power, endurance and reach. The 24-year-old will next take part in the Olympic qualifiers in Wuhan, China in February next year.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Asian Boxing Championships | Seven men and six women assured of medals

Seven male and six female Indian boxers have qualified for the semi-finals of the Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok and are assured of at least bronze medals at the event. The men have equalled their best medal haul in the Championship with the likes of Amit Panghal and Shiva Thapa in top four.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Asian Boxing Championship | Focus will be more on knowing opponents than winning, says Amit Panghal

Amit Panghal has revealed that his focus in the Asian Boxing Championship will be more on knowing his opponents in the new category than going for the win. The Asian games gold medalist also lamented the abrupt reduction in the weight categories by AIBA stating that it will affect Indian boxing.
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newsboxing2 years ago

This is the best phase of Indian boxing, asserts Akhil Kumar

Indian boxer Akhil Kumar has stated that the current phase is the best one on the Indian boxing circuit for both men and women categories. Akhil also opined that there are a lot of talented pugilists in India and the country will win at least a couple of medals in the 2020 Olympics.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Asian Championships | Amit Panghal to debut in 52kg category

India’s boxing contingent for the Asian Championships next month would see Asian gold medalist Amit Panghal making his debut in the 52kg category instead of his preferred 49kg. While the likes of Shiva Thapa, Satish Kumar, and others feature alongside Panghal, Mary Kom has pulled out of the event.
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newsboxing3 years ago

Amit Panghal becomes nominee for Arjuna Award

Following Indian boxer Amit Phangal's gold feat in the Asian Games Jakarta/Palembang last month, he has been nominated for the Arjuna Award among the other nominees. His nomination was made by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Tuesday after his past doping case became a hurdle in the process.
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newsboxing3 years ago

Mohammed Hussamuddin, Madan Lal and Narender reach semi-finals of Chemistry Cup

Mohammed Hussamuddin, Madan Lal, and Narender were the three Indian boxers who made it to the semi-finals and have assured themselves a bronze at least in the Chemistry Cup in Halle, Germany. Other Indian boxers, Manoj Kumar and Manish Panwar were knocked out in the quarter-finals of the tournament.
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newsboxing3 years ago

Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki enters semi-finals; assure medals at German boxing tournament

Commonwealth silver medallist Amit Panghal and gold medallist Gaurav Solanki have assured India of medals as they managed to reach the semi-finals at the Chemistry Cup boxing tournament in Germany. Manish Kaushik, Naman Tanwar and Ankush Dahiya bowed out of the tournament after opening round losses.
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