Amit Panghal Biography: Amit Panghal is a promising boxing champion, who won a gold medal at the Asian games 2018. The young lad made his international debut against Sri Lanka and since then his progress is astounding. His performance improved with each tournament and reached the zenith after winning gold at Asian games 2018.
He is now eying the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and will look to leave an impression at the biggest forum.
Amit Panghal was born to Chaudhary Vijendra Singh Panghal and Usha Devi in Gurugram, Haryana, India. His brother Ajay Singh is also a state-level boxer. It was his brother who inspired him to take up boxing. Amit started learning boxing at the young age of 12 by joining Sir Chhoturam Boxing Academy in Rohtak.
As of 2018, Amit Panghal is serving Indian army as a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO). His father Vijendra Singh Panghal is a farmer by profession, but despite all financial hurdles, he inspired his children to represent the country.
The boxer made an international debut versus Sri Lanka in India, held on 2012. He won the gold medal in his debut match at the National Boxing championship in 2017. The same year he also won the bronze medal in the light flyweight category of the 2017 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships held in Tashkent. He was also qualified for AIBA World Boxing Championships.
In 2018, he won the gold medal at the Strandzha Cup in Sofia. The same year he also won silver at the 2018 Commonwealth games in the light flyweight category. In April 2019, he won the gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championship 2019 at Bangkok. He also won the Strandzha Cup in 2019, defending the title.
- Gold Medal at Asian Games 2018, Jakarta, Light flyweight
- Silver Medal at Asian Championships 2018, Gold Coast, Light flyweight
- Bronze Medal at Asian Championships 2017, Tashkent, Light flyweight
- He has been awarded the Best Boxer Award 2011 at 37th Junior Men Haryana State Boxing Championship.
- He has been Best Boxer Award 2012 at 38th Junior Men Haryana State Boxing Championship.
- He is the part of TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) started by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
Chest Size: 38
Biceps Size: 13
Waist Size: 30
Skin Colour: Wheatish
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Home Town: Mayna Village, Rohtak
Address: Gurugram, Haryana, India
Hobbies: Horse Riding and Traveling
Marital Status: Unmarried
Net Worth: INR 2 Crores
Official Website: N/A
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Player: Vijender Singh
Favorite Sport: Boxing
Favorite Politician: Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress: Kajol Devgan
Favorite Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Movie: Kuch Kuch Hota Hain
Favorite Place: London
Favorite Food: Aloo Paratha
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As per some sources, he has a total net worth of Rs. 30 Lakhs in 2018.