Participants

Manoj KUMAR

Manoj KUMAR
    Boxing
Birth Date:  10 Dec 1986
Age:  31
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  175
Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
BOX Boxing Men's 69kg 3 Bronze

Manoj KUMAR - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 19:59
Men's 69kg Round of 32
Osita UMEH
L
Manoj KUMAR
W
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 20:34
Men's 69kg Round of 16
Manoj KUMAR
W
Kassim MBUNDWIKE
L
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 20:14
Men's 69kg Quarterfinal 3
Terry NICKOLAS
L
Manoj KUMAR
W
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 20:29
Bronze Medal Event Men's 69kg Semifinal 2
Manoj KUMAR
L
Pat McCORMACK
W
Finished

Legend

L: Lost
W: Winner

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 64kg QF
2010 Delhi, IND Men's 64kg 1

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 64kg R16
2012 London, GBR Men's 64kg R16

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2017 Hamburg, GER Men's 69kg R16
2015 Doha, QAT Men's 64kg R32
2013 Almaty, KAZ Men's 64kg QF
2011 Baku, AZE Men's 64kg QF
2009 Milan, ITA Men's 64kg R64

Occupation: The Indian Railways (AIBA, 2017)
Languages spoken: English, Hindi
Coach

NATIONAL: Santiago NIEVA (SWE) (AIBA, 2017)


Position style: Orthodox (AIBA, 2017)
Sporting relatives

Older brother Rajesh was a boxer and is also the former coach of the national junior boxing team. Younger brother Mukesh is also an international boxer. (boxermanojkumar.com, 6 Sep 2017; kreedon.com, 10 Dec 2016)


Reason: Influenced by his brother Rajesh. (sportskeeda.com, 9 Aug 2016)
Ambition: "I would want to turn pro and encourage boxing more in India. I run an academy in Kurukshetra, and I want to help nurture young boxing talent. I wouldn't mind trying Bollywood either." (indiatimes.com, 30 Apr 2016)
Memorable: "Winning gold in front of my home fans at the (Delhi) 2010 Commonwealth Games was my biggest boxing moment." (sportskeeda.com, 12 Jun 2015)
Influence: His brother Rajesh (kreedon.com, 10 Dec 2016)
Additional information

SERIES LINK
Debut for the British Lionhearts at the World Series of Boxing in June 2017. Defeated by Aslanbek SHYMBERGENOV (KAZ) in his team’s semifinal loss to Astana Arlans Kazakhstan. (firstpost.com, 9 Jun 2017)


COMMONWEALTH SUCCESS
An employee for Indian Railways and worked as a ticket collector, even after winning a light-welterweight gold medal at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games. “Cricketers do well at the Ranji level and they get promoted. And here I am, still a ticket collector even after winning gold amongst 72 nations." (dnaindia.com, 25 Oct 2011)


ACADEMY
Runs a boxing academy in his name, along with his brother, in Kurukshetra, Haryana. The academy trains anyone with the dedication to pursue boxing as a career choice. (keedon.com, 10 Dec 2016)


AWARDS
Initially denied the prestigious 2014 Arjuna (sports) Award by its committee, he filed a case in the Delhi High Court and duly received it. The Sports Ministry claimed the error was due to a mistaken belief of doping allegations at a junior level. (indiatimes.com, 17 Sep 2014; intoday.in, 26 Nov 2014)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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