Amit Panghal (born 16 October 1995) is an Indian Army Junior officer (JCO) and an amateur boxer. He won decoration at the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships within the Flyweight division. Panghal won a decoration at the 2018 Asian Games. Amit Panghal has received top seeding within the 52 kg category. Amit Panghal is the reigning Asian Games champion and a world championships silver-medalist, Asian Elite Boxing Championships Panghal did not defend his medal, that he won in 2019, against reigning Olympic and world champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan to complete second-best in Dubai.
Personal Life and Education
Amit Panghal an Indian boxer was born on 16 October 1995 in Mayna village of Rohtak district, Haryana. His father, Vijender Singh Panghal, may well be a farmer in Mayna, while his elder brother, Ajay Panghal, works within the Indian Army. Ajay, a former amateur boxer, inspired Amit to need up boxing in 2007 at Sir Chhoturam Boxing Academy. As of March in the year 2018, Panghal is serving in the Indian Army as a junior rank officer (JCO).
Achievements and Career
On 25 April 2021, Panghal won a laurel wreath in Governor’s cup 2021 at St. Petersburg, Russia in the 52 kg category. On 31 May 2021, Panghal won the palm at the 2021 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships which was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He lost the ultimate bout against reigning Olympic and world champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan by a 3-2 decision. Panghal entered the 2020 Olympics as world no. 1 within the 52kg category but was defeated by Rio Olympics Silver Medalist Yuberjen Martínez 1-4 by a decision.
On 9 April 2022, Panghal had to accept a prize at the Thailand Open after he lost the ultimate against the Philippines’ 2018 Asian Games silver medalist Rogen Ladon. Though Pangal lost by a 2-3 decision. On 7 August 2022, Panghal won a ribbon in Commonwealth Games 2022 at Birmingham in the 51kg flyweight category against Kiaran MacDonald by a 5-0 unanimous decision.