Light Welter – Men (BOXING)
Gold: Vivakanand Matrubai
Silver: Kannadasan SP
Bronze: Sudhir Kumar A N Bharghava Nandan
Mr.Vivakanand is a young kid, he has just won gold medal at Mysore Dasara boxing championship.
Category: Light Welter – Men, he is just 17 years+, pursuing his studies at National College, Basavanagudi.
About Indian Boxing:
India is participating in International Boxing since many decades, Mohammad Ali Qamar became the first Indian to win a Gold medal at the 2002 Common wealth Games in Manchester,UK, in 2008 Beijing Olympics. Vijender Singh won a bronze medal in middle-weight, Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar, A.L. Lakra, and Dinesh Kumar each won a bronze medal at the 2008 World Championship.
Vijender Singh reached World No.1 in the middle weight (75 kg) category class in 2009, when the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) Mary Kom became the first Indian woman boxer to get a Gold Medal at the Asian Games during the 2014 Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea
About Mysore Dasara :
Mysore Dasara celebrations are Karnataka’s and indeed south India’s best known Dussehra festivities that attract thousands of devotees and tourists alike. The Mysore Dasara celebrations conclude the nine-day Navratri festivities with a grand procession that begins from the illuminated Mysore palace.
Vivakanand Matrubai will definitely TOP the list in International boxing if the Governments and CSR comes to his support. Indians have talent but all it requires is, to be identified and uplifted.