Tokyo Games: Amit Panghal, World No.  1, Eyes Glory at his Maiden Olympics |  Olympic News

Tokyo Games: Amit Panghal, World No. 1, Eyes Glory at his Maiden Olympics | Olympic News

Amit Panghal is one of India’s top medals at the Tokyo Olympics.© Twitter

Indian boxer Amit Panghal is one of the nine best medalists in the Tokyo Olympics, scheduled to start on July 23, as the Indian boxer, who will compete in the 52-pound category, will enter the Olympics in his home country. the world number one. Panghal announced himself globally when he won the silver medal in 2018 at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Panghal lost to the British Galal Yafai while playing for the gold medal.

In the same year at the Asian Games, Amit Panghal defeated Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan to win the gold medal.

In 2019, Panghal entered the World Boxing Championships as a medal competitor, although despite changing his weight category from 49 kg to 52 kg, he did not disappoint and made history by becoming the first Indian male boxer to win a silver medal in the marquis test.

The gold dominator of the Asian Games lost 0-5 to Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan in Russia in the fight for the gold medal.

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The youngster sealed the bronze medal with the Olympics in the Asian Olympics and then won the gold medal at the Boxing World Cup.

Panghal received a ride from Germany’s Argishti Terteryan in the World Cup final.

Like legendary boxer Mary Kom, Panghal’s attendance at the Olympics has not gone according to plan.

In May this year, Amit Panghal did not defend his title at the Asian Boxing Championships, losing to Zoirov in the final.


This time it was a split decision in favor of the Uzbek boxer, but the jury rejected the request to review India’s decision.

Panghal is training in Italy along with the rest of the Indian Olympic-related boxing contingents and hopes to make a historic performance at the Games.

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