Amit Panghal Biography
Born on October 16, of the year 1995, Subedar Amit Panghal, Vishisht Seva Medalist is a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army and amateur boxer. At the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships, Amit Panghal took home a silver medal in the flyweight division. During the 2018 Asian Games, Panghal took home a gold medal. In the category of 52 kg division, Amit Panghal has received the top seed.
Asian Elite Boxing Championships’ current Asian Games champion and silver medalist in the world championships is Amit Panghal. Amit finished second in Dubai after failing to successfully defend his gold title against Uzbek Shakhobidin Zoirov in the year 2019, the current Olympic and world champion.
Amit Panghal, an Indian boxer, won several medals in his career, including a gold medal at the National Boxing Championships in the year 2017, a bronze medal at the 2017 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships, and a silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Panghal was nominated for the Arjuna Awards in the year 2018 and won consecutive gold medals at the Strandzha Cup in Sofia and Bangkok.
In the year 2019, Panghal became the first Indian boxer to win a silver medal at the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships, losing to Shakhobidin Zoirov in the final. Amit Panghal qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after defeating Carlo Paalam in the quarterfinals. In the month of December, Panghal won a gold medal at the Boxing World Cup 2020 in Cologne, Germany.
In the month of April of the year 2021, Panghal won a bronze medal in Governor’s Cup 2021 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Panghal won the silver medal at the 2021 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships in Dubai, losing the final bout against Uzbekistan’s Shakhobidin Zoirov.
Panghal entered the 2020 Olympics as world no. 1 in the 52kg category but was defeated by Yuberjen Martínez in the final. In the month of April of the year 2022, he had to settle for a silver medal at the Thailand Open after losing the final against Rogen Ladon.
In the month of August of the year 2022, Panghal won the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022 in the 51kg flyweight category against Kiaran MacDonald.
On October 16, of the year 1995, in the Rohtak, Haryana, village of Mayna, Amit Panghal was born. His older brother, Ajay Panghal, serves in the Indian Army, while his father, Vijender Singh Panghal, is a farmer in Mayna. Panghal was motivated to start boxing in the year 2007 at Sir Chhoturam Boxing Academy by Ajay, a former amateur boxer.
As of the month of March of the year 2018, Panghal is a junior commissioned officer (JCO) in the Indian Army. Amit Panghal is a member of The Mahar Regiment’s 22nd Battalion.
Amit Panghal received the Vishisht Seva Medal in the month of April of the year 2020.
Full Name: Amit Panghal
Weight class: Flyweight, Light flyweight
Weight(s): 52 kg (115 lb)
Height: 5 ft 2 in (157 cm)
Born: 16 October 1995
Age: 27 Years
Birth Place: Mayna, Rohtak, Haryana, India