Amit Panghal (Indian boxer) Age, Wiki, Bio & Facts.
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Amit Panghal
Born/Date of Birthday: 16 October 1995
Place of Birth: Mayna, Rohtak, Haryana, India
Weight(s): 52 kg (115 lb)
Nationality: India
Sports: Amateur boxing
Men's amateur boxing
Representing: India

World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2019 Yekaterinburg Flyweight
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Jakarta Palembang Light Flyweight
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 2018 Gold Coast Light Flyweight
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2019 Bangkok Flyweight
Silver medal – second place 2021 Dubai Flyweight
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Tashkent Light flyweight

Amit Panghal (born 16 October 1995) is an Indian amateur boxer. He won silver medal at the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships in the Flyweight division. Panghal won a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games.

Personal life
Panghal was born on 16 October 1995 in Mayna village of Rohtak district, Haryana. His father, Vijender Singh Panghal, is a farmer in Mayna, while his elder brother, Ajay Panghal, who works in the Indian Army. Ajay, a former amateur boxer, inspired Amit to take up boxing in 2007 at Sir Chhoturam Boxing Academy.

As of March 2018, Panghal is serving the Indian Army as a junior commissioned officer (JCO). He is serving in 22nd Battalion The Mahar Regiment.

Career
Panghal won the gold medal in his debut appearance at the National Boxing Championships in 2017. He won the bronze medal in the light flyweight category of the 2017 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships in Tashkent in May 2017, and qualified for the 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships, where he was beaten in the quarterfinal by Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan.

In February 2018, Panghal won the gold medal at the Strandzha Cup in Sofia. He won the silver medal at 2018 Commonwealth Games in the light flyweight category. In April 2019 he won the Gold Medal at Asian Boxing Championship 2019 at Bangkok Defeated by Korean boxer Kim In-kyu (Bronze Medalist world boxing championship 2017).

On 11 September 2018, he was nominated for the Arjuna Awards on recommendation by the Boxing Federation of India in view of his stellar performance in the Asian Games. In February 2019, Amit Panghal successfully defended cup by winning consecutive (2018, 2019) gold medal at the Strandzha Cup in Sofia.

On 21 September 2019, he became the first Indian boxer to win silver medal at the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships. Panghal lost to Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan in 52 kg category final by 0-5, settling with a silver medal.

In March 2020, Panghal qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after he defeated Philippines' Carlo Paalam in the 52 kg quarterfinal. In December, Panghal won a gold medal in Boxing World Cup 2020 held in Cologne, Germany. He was also given a walkover by his opponent Argishti Terteryan from Germany.

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