Amit Panghal Biography
Amit Panghal is a well-known amateur boxer and Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army. Recently, he was in the spotlight for ensuring that India would win another medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in 2022.
In Haryana’s Rohtak district’s Mayna village, he was born on October 16, 1995. His older brother, Ajay Panghal is soldier in the Indian Army.
After receiving encouragement from his brother, a former amateur boxer, Amit started training at Sir Chhoturam Boxing Academy in 2007. As of March 2018, he is a junior commissioned officer in the Indian Army. He is a soldier in the 22nd Battalion of The Mahar Regiment.
Amit Panghal height, weight and age
His height is 5’2″ and weight is 52 kg. Amit is 26 years old (as of 2022). His hairs are dark brown in shade. Color of his eyes is black.
Amit Panghal coach
Name of his coach is Anil Dhankar.
His professional career
2017’s National Boxing Championships saw Amit Panghal compete for the first time, winning the gold medal. He won the bronze medal in the light flyweight event at the 2017 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships in Tashkent.
Panghal won the gold medal at the Strandzha Cup in Sofia in February 2018. At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, he won the silver medal in the light flyweight event. Panghal won a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games. Amit Panghal is the defending champion in the 52 kg division.
Amit Panghal successfully maintained his title by winning back-to-back gold medals at the Strandzha Cup in Sofia in February 2019. In the flyweight division of the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships, he won the silver medal.
At the 2020 World Cup in Cologne, Germany, in December, he took home the gold medal in boxing.
Panghal took first place in the 52 kg category and a bronze medal at the Governor’s Cup 2021 on April 25, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Russia. On May 31, 2021, Panghal won the silver medal at the Asian Amateur Boxing Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
On April 9, 2022, Panghal competed in the Thailand Open and had to settle for a silver medal.
He is now competing in CWG 2022 and has already guaranteed his nation one medal.
Amit Panghal Awards
– ‘Best Boxer Award’ at 37th Junior Men Haryana State Boxing 38th Junior Men
– Championship (2011) ‘Best Boxer Award’ at Haryana State Boxing Championship (2012)
– Haryana Gaurav Award (2019)
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