(Last Updated on : 31/01/2012)
Jitender Kumar, a popular Indian boxer was born in the year 1977. He won the two medals at the Commonwealth Games.
Biography of Jitender Kumar
Jitender Kumar comes from the Indian State
, from Bhiwani District
. He received his initial training at the Sports Authority of India in Bhiwani under the coach Jagdish Singh.
Career of Jitender Kumar
Jitender Kumar represented India for two consecutive Summer Olympics beginning with the category of middle-weight in the 2000 Olympic Games. At the 1998 Commonwealth Games finals Kumar lost to John Pearce. He also lost to Oscar Williamson in the semi-finals in 2002 Commonwealth Games. He fought in the category of heavy weights in the national circuit.
Awards for Jitender Kumar
* Jitender Kumar received the Arjuna award
* Kumar qualified for the 2004 Athens Games by ending up in second place at the 1st AIBA Asian 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Guangzhou, PR China. In the final he lost to South Korea's Song Hak-Seong
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