Some of the popular Boxers in India are Om Prakash Bhardwaj, Venkatesan Devarajan, Laishram Sarita Devi, Kavita Goyat, Varghese Johnson, Mary Kom, Akhil Kumar, Dinesh Kumar, Jitender Kumar (middleweight boxer), Jitender Kumar (flyweight boxer), Manoj Kumar (boxer), V. Santhosh Kumar, Anthresh Lalit Lakra, C.C. Machaiah, Usha Nagisetty, Diwakar Prasad, Mohammed Ali Qamar, Paramjeet Samota, Dingko Singh, Harpreet Singh (boxer), Hawa Singh, Jagdish Singh, L Ibomcha Singh, Manpreet Singh, Suranjoy Singh, Vijender Singh, Shiva Thapa, Nanao Singh Thokchom, D.S. Yadav, Vikas Krishan Yadav and Pu Zoramthanga.
Jai Bhagwan is a two-time Asian Championships medalist and a bronze winner at the 2010 Commonwealth Games who also represented India in Boxing in the lightweight (60 kg) division at the 2012 London Olympics.
Akaash Bhatia is a featherweight professional boxer.
Venkatesan Devarajan is an Indian boxer and Olympian. He won the bronze medal in the 1994 World Boxing Championship in Bangkok. He was the second Indian to win a medal at the Boxing World Cup after Pu Zoramthanga (boxer), from Mizoram. He is from Chennai, India. He was awarded the Arjuna Award in 1995.
Mandeep Jangra is an Indian amateur boxer. He won the silver medal at the 2013 Asian Amateur Boxing Championship in the welterweight category.
Varghese Johnson is an amateur boxer from India who repeatedly medaled in the Super Heavyweight (+ 91 kg) division.
Akhil Kumar is an Indian boxer who has won several international and national boxing awards. He practices an “open guarded” boxing style. In 2005, the Indian government gave him the Arjuna Award for his achievements in international boxing.
Dinesh Kumar is an Indian amateur boxer from Bhiwani, Haryana who competed at the 2008 Olympics at light-heavyweight. Jagdish Singh coaches him
Anthresh Lalit Lakra
Anthresh Lalit Lakra is an Indian boxer who fought at the 2008 Summer Olympics as a featherweight.
Chenanda C. Machaiah
Chenanda C. Machaiah is a boxer from Karnataka. He was one of the earliest boxers to represent India internationally. He represented India as a boxer in the 1976 at Montreal, losing in the first round in the Light Welterweight (- 63.5 kg) category.
Diwakar Prasad is a male amateur boxer from India. He qualified to compete in the bantamweight division at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where he lost in the second round to Nigeria's Nestor Bolum.
Mohammed Ali Qamar
Mohammed Ali Qamar is a boxer from Kolkata, West Bengal. He was the first Indian to win a gold medal in the discipline of boxing in the Commonwealth Games at the 2002 Commonwealth Games held in Manchester.
Rajendra Prasad is hailing from Bhilai, Madhya Pradesh. He is a retired International and former World 7th ranking Boxer from India. He competed in the light flyweight (48 kg) division during the late 1980s, early 1990s.
Paresh Lal Roy
Paresh Lal Roy was an Indian amateur boxer, credited with popularising the sport among Indians. He is known as the Father of Indian Boxing.
Pooja Rani is an Indian woman boxer. She won the bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games in the 75 kg category. She won gold medal in South Asian Games 2016. She also won Silver (2012) and Bronze (2015) in Asian Championship 75 kg. weight category.
Sarjubala Devi is an Indian woman boxer from Manipur. After a successful achievement in Youth World Women Boxing Championship organized at Turkey, the Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) announced to support Sarjubala Devi in 2012.
Paramjeet Samota is an Only Indian to win a gold in Super Heavy Weight amateur boxer best known to win the Commonwealth title 2010 at Super Heavyweight.
Nikhat Zareen is an Indian boxer belonging to Nizamabad District of the newly state of India-Telangana.
Sumit Sangwan is hailing from Haryana. He is an Indian amateur boxer.
Kavita Chahal is an Indian Woman boxer and a Former World No.2 (AIBA Ranking - 11 in 2016) She is hailing from village Nimri, Bhiwani district in Haryana.
Laishram Sarita Devi
Laishram Sarita Devi is an Indian boxer from Manipur. She is a national champion and a former world champion in the lightweight class. In 2009, she was awarded Arjuna award by the government of India for her achievements.
Kavita Goyat won bronze medal at the 2010 Asian Games held in Guangzhou, China. She lost 1:3 to Jinzi Li of China in semi finals. Kavita has previously won gold medal at Hanoi Asian Indoor Games, 2009 in 64 kg category along with Mary Kom. Along with this, she has won several national titles.
Pinki Jangra known as "the Giant Killer" is an Indian woman boxer from Haryana. She won a bronze medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games and a gold medal at the President's Cup International Boxing in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia, in 2015. She won gold medals at the 2011 National Games of India and the 2012 and 2014 national championships in the flyweight (51 kg) division. Her major target is to qualify and win medal in Rio Olympics 2016.
Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte
Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte better known as Mary Kom is an Olympic Indian boxer hailing from the Kom-Kuki tribe in Manipur. She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships.
Chhotu Loura represented Indian Women's Amateur boxing at 50 kg category and won Bronze medal in 2006 Women's World Amateur Boxing Championships.
Aruna Mishra is an Indian woman boxer. Mishra won gold in the World Championship in Norway in 2004 and also in the 10th and 11th Senior National Championships.
Renu Gora represented Indian Women's Amateur boxing at 80 kg category and won Bronze medal in 2006 Women's World Amateur Boxing Championships.
Lekha K. C.
Lekha K. C, hailing from Kannaur District of Kerala represented Indian Women's Amateur boxing at 75 kg category and won Gold medal in 2006 Women's World Amateur Boxing Championships.
Devendro Singh Laishram
Devendro Singh Laishram is an Indian boxer from Imphal West district, Manipur who competes in the light-flyweight division. Devendro Singh Laishram represented India at the 2012 Summer Olympics and lost out in the quarter finals in a tough bout against the eventual bronze medalist Irish boxer Paddy Barnes. He qualified for the Olympics after reaching the quarter-finals of the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Baku.
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