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Top 10 Greatest Indian Boxers

Updated: Sep 13, 2022

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Boxing a combat sport involving attack and defense, a match in weight and ability. It is a sports that has been around thousand years, it is a sport played by two opponents wearing padded gloves.

In India, Boxing is a sports govern by the Indian Boxing Federation. Despite of being a cricket crazy nation, Boxing is one of the sport played in India. The majority of the sports occurs nationally and internationally as a amateur boxing, with only few boxers pursue be in professional boxing.

Top 10 Indian Boxers of all time

Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom “Magnificent Mary”

- an Indian amateur boxer , the only woman to win the World Amateur Boxing Championship six times , the only woman to won a medal each of the first seven World Championship medals. And the only woman to qualify for 2012 Summer Olympics and ranked as the world’s number 1 female light flyweight by the International Boxing Association (Amateur). She is the first female Indian boxer to win a gold medal in 2014 Asian Games and a gold medal at 2018 Commonwealth Games. The only boxer to become Asian Amateur Boxing Champion for six time and to won the 51kg gold on President’s Cup.

Vijender Singh Beniwal 

- A professional boxer from India,during his amateur he won a bronze medal at 2018 Beijing Olympics , the first Indian Boxer to win an Olympic medal. He also won bronze medal in 2009 World’s Championship and 2010 Commonwealth Games , Silver medal in 2006 and 2014 Commonwealth Games in middleweight division. Year 2015 he turned a professional boxer and signed a multi year agreement with Queensberry Promotion.

Laishram Sarita Devi


- a Indian boxer , a national champion and a former World Champion and a 4 time Asian Champion. Awarded in 2009 Arjuna Award by the government of India for her achievements.

Devendro Singh Laishram

- an Indian boxer competes in light flyweight division. He represent India at 2012 Summer Olympics. He qualified for the Olympics after reaching the quarter-finals of 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships. He won the 2013 silver medal at the Asian Confederation Coxing Championship and 2014 Commonwealth Games silver medal.

Honorary Captain Hawa Singh 

- an Indian Heavyweight boxer dominated Indian and Asian Amateur boxing for a decade. He won a gold medal in Asian games in consecutive editions. He also won the National Championships for 11 consecutive times.

Akhil Kumar

- an Indian boxer won a several international and national boxing awards. In 2005, Indian Government gave him the Arjuna Award for his achievements in international boxing and was appointed as national observers for boxing.

Vikas Krishnan Yadav

- an Indian boxer who won a gold medal in 2010 Asian Game in Lightweight category and a gold medal in 75kg Weight category in 2018 Commonwealth Games

Master Chief Petty Officer Ngangom Dingko Singh

- an Indian boxer gold medalist at 1998 Asian Games and was awarded the Padma Shri by the Indian Government in 2013.

Shiva Thapa

- an Indian boxer was the youngest who participate the 2012 London Olympic and ranked 3rd in the bantamweight category in AIBA Men’s World Ranking . the 3rd Indian to clinch gold at the Asian Games and the 3rd Indian boxer to win medal at the AIBA World Boxing Championships.

Mohamed Ali Qamar

- the first Indian boxer to win gold medal in discipline of boxing in 2002 Commonwealth Games. He won the Light Flyweight category at the national sub-junior level.

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