Pinki Rani Jangra
Born: 28 April 1990
- She is a flyweight Indian boxer from Hisar, Haryana and a four time national champion.
- She won bronze medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
- She won gold medal at the President’s Cup International Boxing in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia, in 2015.
- She won gold medals at the 2011 National Games of India and the 2012 and 2014 National championships in the flyweight (51kgs) division.
- She was the only Indian pugilist who bagged the gold medal at the Arafura Games.
- She signed up with Sporty Boxing Private Limited, which is referred to as the commercial arm of the Indian Boxing Council (IBC), the licensing body for professional boxers in India.
- She is known as Giant Killer due to her achievements in domestic competitions.
- She has defeated London Olympic Games Bronze Medalist & 6 Times World Champion Mary Kom in National Boxing Championship 2009 and CWG 2014 qualification trial, as well as 5 Times Asian Champion & World Champion Laishram Sarita Devi in National Games and National Boxing Championship 2011.
- She represented India in Boxing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in 51kgs weight category.
- However, she lost to England’s Lisa Whiteside in her quarterfinal bout.
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April 28, 2020