Manoj Kumar
Country India
Date of Birth 1986-12-10
Age 33 years
Birth Place India
Major Teams India
Playing Details Light Welter (64kg)
Manoj Kumar, Light Welter (64kg), Boxing
  • P.Evaldas (LTU)
    11th Aug, 3:00am
    2-1
    WON
  • G.Fazliddin (UZB)
    14th Aug, 9:45pm
    Score:0:3
    LOST

Achievements

  • Gold in 2010 Commonwealth Games
  • Bronze in Czech Grand Prix(2009)
  • Gold in South Asian Games
  • Bronze in Asian Championships(2007, 2013)
  • Bronze in Asian championships(2007 and 2013)
  • Gold in Southasian Games(2016)

 

Biography

A gold medallist in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the light welterweight category. The last big win was the gold medal finish in the SAG Guwahati in February this year.

 

Ever since he won the national title in 2008 beating the defending champion Som Bahadur Pun he has never looked back. He was a quarterfinalist in the 2011 world amateur championship, a pre-quartefinalist in London 2012 and again a quarterfinalist in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

 

By reaching the semi-final in the AIBA qualifying tournament in Baku in June this year, Manoj earned the passage to Rio.