Amit Panghal: Biography, Age, Height, State, Family, Achievements, Networth, Wiki & more

Amit Panghal:

Subedar Amit Panghal (born 16 October 1995) is an Indian Army Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and an 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. Amit Panghal has received top seeding in the 52 kg category. Amit Panghal is the reigning Asian Games champion and a world championships silver-medallist Asian Elite Boxing Championships Panghal failed to defend his gold medal, that he won in 2019, against reigning Olympic and world champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan to finish second-best in Dubai.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Amit Panghal won the men’s 51kg category Gold medal in Common Wealth 2022 Birmingham
  • it is his second CWG medal after Silver in Gold Coast
  • Amit suffered a shock Round of 16 loss at Tokyo Games last year

FULL NAME Amit Panghal

BORN August 16, 1995

NATIONALITY Indian

ROLE Men’s, 52kg

Bio/Wiki

ProfessionAmateur Boxer
Famous forBeing the first Indian man to win a silver medal in World Boxing Championships 2019

Early life

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.

Personal Life: 

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.

Date of Birth16 October 1995 (Monday)
Age (as of 2021)26 Years
BirthplaceMayna, Rohtak, Haryana, India
Zodiac signLibra
NationalityIndian
HometownMayna, Rohtak, Haryana, India
College/UniversitySir Chhoturam Boxing Academy, Rohtak
EthnicityHaryanvi

Physical Stats

Height (approx.)in centimeters– 157 cm
in meters– 1.57 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 2”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 50 kg
in pounds– 110 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 38 inches
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown

Professional Life and Boxing Carrers: 

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.

International DebutAsian Boxing Championships (2017)
Professional DebutNational Boxing Championships (2017)
Coach/MentorAnil Dhankar
Competition(s)Light Fylweight, Flyweight
Medals• Bronze in Asian Amateur Boxing Championship in Tashkent 2017 (Light Flyweight)
• Silver in Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in 2018 (Light Flyweight)
• Gold in Asian Games in Jakarta Palembang in 2018 (Light Flyweight)
• Gold in Asian Boxing Championship in Bangkok in 2019 (Flyweight)
• Silver in AIBA World Boxing Championship in Yekaterinburg in 2019 (Flyweight)
• Silver in Asian Boxing Championship in Dubai in 2021 (Flyweight)
Gold in men’s 51kg category in Common Wealth 2022 Birmingham
Awards, Honours, Achievements• ‘Best Boxer Award’ at 37th Junior Men Haryana State Boxing Championship (2011)
• ‘Best Boxer Award’ at 38th Junior Men Haryana State Boxing Championship (2012)
• Haryana Gaurav Award (2019)

Family and Relationship

Amit Pangal’s father Vijendra Singh Pangal is a farmer. Pangal was galvanized by his elder brother Ajay Pangal to take up boxing. Ajay Pangal is a former amateur boxer and he currently serves in the Indian Army. In 2007, Amit Pangal joined Sir Chotturam Boxing Academy in Rohtak to fulfill his dream of becoming a boxer one day. He was trained under Anil Dhankar.

Ajay Pangal too wanted to become a boxer but his father could only afford the training of either of his sons. Thus, Ajay gave up his dream of becoming a boxer and insisted Amit take up boxing.

Amit Pangal is working as Joint Commissioned Officer in the Indian Army. He is serving in the 22nd Battalion of the Mahar Regiment.

Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather– Vijender Singh Panghal (farmer)
Mother– Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother– Ajay Panghal (works in the Indian Army)

Networth & Income

Unfortunately, we don’t have any information regarding his income and Networth.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • 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.
  • Amit Panghal won the men’s 51kg category Gold medal in Common Wealth 2022 Birmingham

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