Sanjeet, who was said to be an Underdog at the All India Open Boxing meet defeated local rival Naman Tanwar and outboxed world Bronze medalist Sanjar Tursunov to win the Gold. He also won the Gold at the recently held National Boxing Championships. This young boxer is going to be one to watch out for at the 2020 Olympics.
The 22-year-old Boxer from Nizamabad, Andhra Pradesh, is a former “World Junior Champion”. Coming from a conservative family and community that was against her participation, Nikhat Zareen has fought social norms and resistance from within their community to pursue her dreams
Dheeraj Rangi, born and brought up in India’s boxing hub of Haryana is among the new generation of Indian boxers. At just 23 years of age, he has been instrumental in ushering in a new era of Indian boxing talent. Possessing a unique blend of old school vigour and modern techniques, he is one of India’s brightest Olympic prospects.
Manisha Moun hails from a small village in Kaithal district of Haryana state. She used to hide from her parents and go for boxing classes. It was in 2013, when she made a splash after being adjudged as the best boxer after she won Gold in the Haryana State-Sub Junior Championships. She idolizes Ukranian Boxer – Vasyl Lomachenko.
Known as the ‘Hit Machine’, Vikas Krishan Yadav is today one of India’s most celebrated and well known boxers, having shown his class in multiple international competitions of prominence in different weight categories. He is the only Indian Boxer to win medals in the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian and World Championships
Satish Kumar is touted as India’s best super heavyweight boxer. His introduction to boxing arrived when he took some lessons after joining the Indian Army. His talent was noticed when he won the silver medal in his first senior nationals, and followed it with two golds in the next two editions to remain the undisputed king of heavyweight boxing in India