Manoj Kumar is a boxer who represents India. He was born in a small village known as Rajound that is situated in Kaithal District in the state of Haryana. He bagged a gold medal in the commonwealth games in 2010.
Manoj Kumar Early Life
Manoj Kumar the son of Sher Singh who is a retired official of the Indian army. He was born in 1986 at December the 10th. His village was situated 30 km away from the Kaithal, Haryana. His mother is a dedicated housewife. At the early years of his life, he was a promising athlete and it was his bigger brother who was making a name for himself in the boxing world. Rajesh Kumar, the bigger brother of Manoj, bagged a gold medal in the university championship.
So, he was hopeful that he might be selected for the national team also. However, when he was unable to land a spot on the Indian national team, he made up his mind and brought young Manoj Kumar in the boxing scene. He not only trained Manoj but also wanted his youngest brother to opt for boxing and leave behind judo that he was originally practicing. All the three brothers used to train with the help of bicycle tires at the early stage of their lives.
Manoj Kumar Personal Life
He comes from a Sporting background with his elder brother Rajesh Kumar already Practicing boxing and aiming to play for the national team. His father a retired army official and mother a housewife always supported their sons in achieving their dreams. They all traveled to Kaithal from their native village Rajound in order to get proper training for themselves. The Three brothers worked and would always be trained together to be better athletes.
Manoj Kumar Professional Life
He first came into the limelight in the Commonwealth games of 2010 where he bagged the gold medal. He also took part in the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships where he reached to a respectable finish of the quarterfinals. He also represented India at the Olympics of 2012 that was held in London where he got beaten by the then world no. 1 in the round of 16.
He also took part at the commonwealth games of 2014 where he exited in the round of 16. He bagged the gold at the South Asian Games of 2016 in his own weight category. He also bagged a bronze in the India Open International Boxing Tournament of 2018 which was held in Delhi in his own weight category.
- He was awarded by the Arjuna Award in 2014.
Manoj Kumar Achievements
- He won gold at the Commonwealth Games in the year 2010, Delhi.
- He won bronze at the Commonwealth Games in the year 2018, Gold Coast.
- He won bronze at the Asian Championship in the year 2007, Ulaanbaatar.
- He won bronze at the Asian Championship in the year 2003, Amman.
- He won gold at the South Asian Championship in the year 2016, Guwahati.
- He won bronze at the Czech Grand Prix in the year 2009.
Height: 1.72 m.
Weight: 64 kg.
Hair Color: Black.
Eye Color: Black.
Manoj Kumar Personal information
Full Name: Manoj Kumar Kaltagediya.
Date of Birth: 10/12/1986.
Hometown: Rajound, Kaithal, Haryana.
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius.
Manoj Kumar Net worth
Manoj Kumar’s Net Worth is estimated to be $100 k – 1m ( Approximately)
Manoj Kumar has not been involved in any controversy as of now.
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