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Who is Sumit Kundu?- All you need to know about the 75kg National Boxing champion

Later in 2018, the boxer won gold at the National School Games and became the junior national champion in Mohali.

Tanishq Sharma Author

Updated - 19 July 2022 2:20 pm

Indian boxer Sumit Kundu is one of the most promising athletes to secure a medal for India in the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. The 19-year-old boxer (75kg) will participate in the middleweight category.

Kundu lost his father during his early stages of his career, which forced him to leave boxing due to financial struggles. However, elders from his village supported him financially so that he can return to the ring and bring honors to the country.

Later in 2018, the boxer won gold at the National School Games and became the junior national champion in Mohali. He has also won a gold at the Khelo India Games in 2019.

The 75kg National champion, who played his second international boxing tournament at the 73rd Strandja Memorial Boxing tournament, defeated world championships silver medallist Dzhambulat Bizhamov in his opening match in the tournament.

Sumit Kundu is expected to bring a medal for India in the 75kg category. Here’s all you need to know about him.

Name: Sumit Kundu

Age: 19

Date of Birth: November 1, 2002

Hails From: Narwana, Haryana

Teams: Indian men’s boxing team

Role: 75kg boxer

Achievements: Gold at 2022 Thailand Open, 2021 Senior Nationals, and 2019 Khelo India Games.

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