Vijender Singh

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Vijender Singh

Vijender Singh is known for being the first Indian to get a medal in boxing at the Olympic Games. He has also received the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna prize from the Indian Government. Image source: www.sportsrediscovered.com

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Vijender Singh

Vijender competed at various International level competitions such as the 2004 Athens Summer Olympics, 2006 Asian Games, 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics and 2010 Commonwealth Games. Image source: www.ibnlive.in

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Vijender Singh

Currently, Vijender is ranked number 8 in the International Boxing Association world boxing rankings. He was also announced as the top-ranked boxer in the annual middleweight category list in the International Boxing Association with 2800 points. Image source: www.indianexpress.com

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Vijender Singh

Vijender came into recognition for the first time when he won a silver medal in his first sub-junior nationals in 1997 and went on to win his first gold medal at the 2000 nationals. Image source: www.ndtvimg.com

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Vijender Singh

In 2010, Vijender won the Padma Shree award for his phenomenal performance in the Beijing Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games. Image source: Image source: www.indianexpress.com

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