Listed here are the profiles of all of the athletes who will characterize India in boxing on the Commonwealth Video games 2022 in Birmingham.


Nitu Ghanghas (48kg); Age: 21; From: Bhiwani, Haryana; Type: Southpaw

Coming from a humble background, Nitu discovered the most important help in her father. He took depart from his job within the Chandigarh Vidhan Sabha for 3 years to accompany his daughter to the boxing courses run by coach Jagdish Singh on the well-known Bhiwani Boxing Membership (BBC). A two-time World youth champion in 2017 and 2018, Nitu graduated to the elite stage efficiently as she claimed a gold medal on the prestigious Strandja Memorial event and reached the quarterfinals of the World championships this 12 months.

Nikhat Zareen (50kg): Age: 26; From Nizamabad, Telangana; Type: Orthodox

Nikhat Zareen realized her true potential when she emerged as 52kg World champion in Istanbul. A World junior champion in 2011, Nikhat went by means of a number of ups and downs and overcame her conservative background and a severe shoulder damage (2017) to ascertain her as top-of-the-line on the planet. Two gold medals on the Strandja occasion (2019 and 2022), an Asian championships bronze (2019) and the latest World title together with some beautiful wins over World and Olympic medalists make Nikhat a medal prospect within the 2022 Commonwealth Video games.

Jaismine Lamboria (60kg): Age: 20; From: Bhiwani, Haryana; Type: Southpaw

Hailing from a humble household, Jaismine took to boxing after getting impressed by her boxer uncles, who claimed medals in worldwide occasions. Educated by her uncles, Jaismine proved herself in worldwide youth occasions earlier than claiming a silver medal on her senior worldwide debut on the 2021 Boxam event and securing an Asian bronze. The lanky boxer defeated Worlds medallist and Olympian Simranjit Kaur twice, on the Nationwide championships after which on the Commonwealth Video games trials, to underline her value.

Lovlina Borgohain (70kg): Age: 24; From: Golaghat, Assam; Type: Orthodox

A Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist, Lovlina has loved success ever since she switched from muay thai to boxing in 2012. Noticed and groomed by coach Podum Boro, Lovlina made her mark on the senior stage when she bagged a bronze medal within the Asian championships in 2017. She returned empty-handed from the 2018 Commonwealth Video games, however proved her class by taking bronze medals within the 2018 and 2019 World championships. In 2021, Lovlina turned the second girl boxer from the nation to assert a bronze medal within the Olympics.


Amit Panghal (52kg); Age: 26; From: Rohtak, Haryana; Type: Southpaw

Amit, who overcame a doping problem early in his profession, made a mark by profitable bronze on the 2017 Asian championships and Strandja occasions and a gold at Grand Prix Usti nad Labem. Medals at Strandja (gold), Commonwealth Video games (silver), Chemistry Cup (bronze) and Asian Video games (gold) in 2018 and Strandja (gold), Asian championships (gold) and the World championships (silver) in 2019 elevated Amit’s standing. He was the primary Indian male to attain a Worlds silver. His early exit on the Olympics disillusioned Amit, who seems to be to redeem some pleasure on the Commonwealth Video games.

Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg): Age: 28; From: Nizamabad,Telangana; Type: Southpaw

Hailing from a household of boxers, Hussamuddin was skilled by his father Mohammad Shamsuddin. Hussamuddin, who idolizes Vasyl Lomachenko, acquired the publicity on the junior and youth stage earlier than claiming a bronze medal on the 2015 Navy World Video games. Hussamuddin, who bagged a bronze within the Commonwealth Video games and a gold within the Chemistry Cup in 2018, continued to get medals at prime occasions such because the Gee Bee event (silver, 2019), Thailand Open (silver, 2019), Chemistry Cup (bronze, 2020) and Boxam worldwide occasion (silver, 2021). He can be a robust medal prospect in Birmingham.

Shiva Thapa (63.5kg): Age: 28; From: Guwahati, Assam; Type: Orthodox

Coming from a household of sportspersons, Shiva confirmed his prodigious expertise when he gained medals in World youth and junior championships and the Youth Olympics. Shiva’s rise was on the anticipated strains as he turned the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics in 2012. A World championships bronze medallist in 2015, Shiva has a singular report of profitable 5 successive Asian medals, together with a gold in 2013. Shiva, a two-time Olympian, now wanting to make his Commonwealth Video games debut a memorable affair.

Rohit Tokas (67kg): Age: 28; From: Delhi; Type: Orthodox

Born in Delhi, Rohit and his elder brother fell in love with boxing by watching films on tv and joined an area membership. Rohit, whose love for boxing was rekindled by a faculty bully, improved to win the Nationwide youth title in 2010. He made an influence by profitable a bronze at his first senior national-level event in 2012 and an All-India inter-university gold the next 12 months. Rohit proved his mettle by getting two bronze medals on the Kings Cup in 2015 and 2017 and a gold in Nationwide championships and a bronze in Makran Cup in 2019.  

Sumit Kundu (75kg): Age: 19; From: Jind, Haryana; Type: Orthodox

Sumit, who misplaced his father early, began boxing in 2013. However seeing his household undergo a troublesome section, he determined to go away the game and took up a safety guard’s job in a faculty. He returned to boxing with the assistance of some well-wishers. He gained the gold medals on the 2018 Nationwide College Video games and 2019 Khelo India Video games. The Military man caught everybody’s consideration when he gained the 2021 Nationwide title on debut. Sumit, who upstaged Worlds silver medallist Dzhambulat Bizhamov on the Strandja Memorial occasion, impressed all along with his gold medal on the Thailand Open.

Ashish Kumar (80kg): Age: 28; From: Sundarnagar, Himachal Pradesh; Type: Orthodox

Born right into a household of boxers, Ashish Kumar started his coaching on the Sundarnagar Boxing Membership on the age of 14. Ashish graduated to the senior stage in 2012 and gained his first gold medal within the 75kg on the 2015 Nationwide Video games. The 2019 Asian championships was the turning level for him as he claimed the silver medal and later gained his first worldwide gold medal on the Thailand Open. Ashish, who competed within the Tokyo Olympics, acquired silver medals within the 2021 Boxam and 2022 Thailand Open occasions and now hopes to shine on the Commonwealth Video games.

Sanjeet (91kg): Age: 26; From: Rohtak, Haryana; Type: Southpaw

Sanjeet took to boxing after watching his brother. He selected boxing in order that he wouldn’t have to deal with research. Over time, Sanjeet has constructed a fame of being a giant-killer. In 2018, defeated Worlds bronze medalist Kazakh boxer SanjarTursunov in the India Open closing. Sanjeet made the headlines by toppling Rio Olympics silver medallist Vassily Levit of Kazakhstan on his option to win the Asian title. Sanjeet, who recovered from two surgical procedures on his biceps, is match once more to offer his finest within the Commonwealth Video games.

Sagar Ahlawat (+92kg): Age: 22; From: Jhajjar, Haryana, Type: Orthodox

Sagar, who preferred boxing after studying in regards to the well-known 2015 bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, will make his India debut on the Commonwealth Video games. He started his coaching on the Jhajjar’s Jawahar Bagh Stadium (which was 20km away from his house) in 2016. Sagar – who later skilled at Chandigarh – went on to win inter-varsity gold in 2019 and golds on the Khelo India College Video games. After securing a silver within the 2021 Nationwide championships, Sagar upstaged his idol, Olympian Satish Kumar, and Nationwide champion Narender to e-book his ticket for Birmingham.


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