Commonwealth Games 2022: Amit Panghal Records and Achievements

Pugilist Amit Panghal will lead the Indian men's boxing attack and eye for his second consecutive medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022.

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By Abhiruchi Rout | Jul 29, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Amit Panghal is one of India’s most experienced boxers and will lead the men’s boxing line-up at the Commonwealth Games 2022. This will be Amit’s first major international tournament after Tokyo Olympics 2020. Amit, who was considered a favorite at the Tokyo 2020 in Men’s flyweight category, had an unforgettable tournament when he lost against Colombia’s Yuberjen Martinez in the pre-quarter-final by 4-1 in a split decision. However, the 26-year-old will have a point to prove this time as he heads to Birmingham in 2022. Amit owns a Commonwealth Games Silver medal which he achieved at the Gold Coast, after losing to England’s Galai Yafai. So, the pugilist will be targeting a podium finish with his eyes on the Gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Amit earned his Commonwealth games 2022 berth at the National Selection trials at the National Institute of Sports held in Patiala. He secured a victory against Deepak in the flyweight category by a 4-1 split decision.

Amit Panghal: Records and Achievements

Thailand Open 2022FlyweightRogen LadonSilver medal
Asian Amateur Boxing Championships 2021FlyweightShakhobidin ZoirovSilver medal
Governor’s Cup 2021FlyweightBronze medal
Boxing World Cup 2020FlyweightArgishti Terteryan (walkover)Gold medal
AIBA World Boxing Championships 2019FlyweightShakhobidin ZoirovSilver medal
Asian Amateur Boxing Championships 2019FlyweightKim In-KyuGold medal
Asian Games 2018Light flyweightHasanboy DusmatovGold medal
Commonwealth Games 2018Light flyweightGalai YafaiSilver medal
Asian Amateur Boxing Championships 2017Light flyweightBronze  medal

Amit Pangal: Achievements

The pugilist bagged a Gold medal on his first appearance at the National Boxing Championships in the year 2017. Amit clinched a Gold for India in the men’s flyweight category at the Asian Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia. On September 2019, he became the first male boxer from India to win a World Championships Silver medal at the AIBA World Boxing Championships 2019. He won two consecutive Gold medals in the Strandzha Cup in the year 2018 and 2019. The boxer is presently serving the Indian Army as a Junior Commissioned Officer.