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Amit Panghal


Son of soil: Boxing champ Amit Panghal speaks up for distraught farmers

May 14, 2020 3:09 pm

The boxer helped his father, Vijender Singh Panghal, with the harvesting of wheat and in the process witnessed the “misery of farmers” shattered by unseasonal rains and the lockdown to contain the deadly pandemic.

India equal London record as eight boxers qualify for Tokyo Olympics

March 11, 2020 12:57 pm

Even with the qualifications of Mary Kom, Simranjit Kaur, Amit Panghal, and five others, India still can take the number into double figures if Manish Kaushik and Sachin Kumar earn their spots.

Olympic bronze-medallist Mary Kom, Amit Panghal qualify for Tokyo 2020

March 09, 2020 11:18 pm

While MC Mary Kom (51kg) qualified for Tokyo Olympics with a win over Philippines' Irish Magno, the top-seeded Amit Panghal prevailed in a 1-4 split verdict against Carlo Paalam of Philippines.

Asian Olympic qualifiers: Amit Panghal, Mary Kom enter quarters, Gaurav Solanki bows out

March 07, 2020 10:25 pm

Amit Panghal (52kg) advanced to the quarterfinals with a hard-earned triumph over Mongolia's Enkhmanadakh Kharkhuu in the Asian Qualifiers to be just one win away from securing an Olympic berth.

Amit Panghal gets top billing, Mary Kom seeded second in Asian Olympic Qualifiers

March 02, 2020 10:52 pm

Eight men and five women from India will be aiming to secure Tokyo Olympics berths at the continental event being conducted by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Boxing Task Force.

Amit Panghal is world No.1 in IOC's Boxing Task Force rankings for Olympic Qualifiers

February 13, 2020 12:27 pm

The 24-year-old Panghal holds the numero uno position with 420 points, according to the list released by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Boxing Task Force, which is in charge of administering the sport right now.

Many highs and few lows for Indian boxing in Amit Panghal's year

December 29, 2019 3:43 pm

While Amit Panghal fetched India its first-ever silver at the men's Worlds, the redoubtable Mary Kom won her record-eighth Worlds medal and Vijender Singh remained unbeaten in the professional circuit.

Tokyo drift: In the zone, Amit Panghal gears up for Olympic qualifiers

December 13, 2019 7:38 am

Panghal and Worlds bronze-medallist Manish Kaushik will have their first crack at Tokyo at the Asian Olympic qualifier in Wuhan in February.

Amit Panghal: I cover points in later rounds, but the impression of the 1st round stays on

September 24, 2019 2:13 pm

Amit Panghal spoke with The Indian Express, sharing his thoughts on the final, whether there's a need to change his strategy of leaving things for the later rounds, and the doping violation from 2012.

Amit Panghal counts on strenuous training to win medal at Tokyo Olympics

September 23, 2019 5:36 pm

Amit Panghal reckons securing an Olympic spot at next year's Asian qualifiers will be a tough task but vowed to leave no stone unturned in his quest for glory at the Tokyo Games.