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Amit Panghal became first Indian to win Silver Medal in WBC 2019

Amit Panghal became first Indian to win  Silver Medal in WBC 2019

Indian boxer Amit Panghal created history by winning a silver medal in the finals of the World Boxing Championships 2019 held in Yekaterinburg , becoming the first Indian to win a silver medal in this event. He lost 0–5 to Shakhobidin Zoeirov of Uzbekistan in the final.

Highlights

  • Boxer Amit Panghal has become the first Indian male boxer to reach the final of the World Boxing Championship.
  • In the semi-finals, he defeated Sakane Bibisinov of Kazakhstan.
  • He lost 0–5 to Shakhobidin Zoeirov of Uzbekistan in the final.

Amit Panghal

  • Amit Panghal is an Indian boxer.
  • He was born on 16 October 1995 in Haryana.
  • Amit Panghal serves as a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army.
  • Amit won a bronze medal at the Asian Amateur Boxing Championships 2017.
  • He then won a gold medal at the Asian Games 2018.
  • Amit won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018.
Q.1 Who won the silver medal in World Boxing Championship 2019?
A. Vijendra Singh
B. Mary Kom
C. Shiv Thapa
D. Amit Panghal
Answer...
Ans: Amit Panghal
Q.2 Where was World Boxing Championship 2019 organized?
A. Tokyo
B. Yekaterinburg
C. Ujbekistan
D. Kazakhistan
Answer...
Ans: Yekaterinburg

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