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Devendro Singh Biography

Devendro Singh a Manipurian boxer from India who competes in the light-flyweight division. His sister, Sushila Devi, is a former national boxing champion and helps him with his training. After defeating Asian Amateur Boxing Championships silver medallists Nanao Singh Thokchom and Amandeep Singh during the trials of the World Championships held in the Army Sports Institute, he was selected to participate in the World Amateur Boxing Championships. Though he lost out to South Korean opponent Shin Jong-Hun by a points difference of 16 to 28, he qualified for the Summer Olympics to be held in London. Devendro qualified for the quarter-finals after defeating the 2008 Beijing Olympics silver medalist Pürevdorjiin Serdamba 16-11. He then faced Paddy Barnes of Ireland, but was defeated by the bronze medalist at 23-18 thus getting knocked out of the Olympic games.

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Ulaanbaatar Cup Boxing: Ankush Dahiya wins gold, Devendro Singh bags silver
Ulaanbaatar Cup Boxing: Ankush Dahiya wins gold, Devendro Singh bags silver
Ankush Dahiya won gold in the 60 kg category.
Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar win golds; Devendro Singh takes home silver at boxing Nationals
Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar win golds; Devendro Singh takes home silver at boxing Nationals
Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) becomes the Champions at the Nationals with 4 Gold, 1 Silver and 3 bronze medals.
Rio Olympics 2016: Indian boxing coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu upbeat about the boxers
Rio Olympics 2016: Indian boxing coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu upbeat about the boxers
Sandhu also felt that Devendro Singh could have made it to the Olympics.
Devendro Singh’s bittersweet feeling of winning two bronze medals and missing the Olympic bus
Devendro Singh’s bittersweet feeling of winning two bronze medals and missing the Olympic bus
Despite winning consecutive bronze medals in Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, Devendro will not be part of the Olympics.
Rio Olympics 2016: Devendro Singh falls at the final hurdle
Rio Olympics 2016: Devendro Singh falls at the final hurdle
Three boxers have qualified for the Rio Games so far.
Rio Olympics 2016: The dire state of Indian Boxing
Rio Olympics 2016: The dire state of Indian Boxing
Heading into the Rio Olympics, the state of Indian boxing looks grim. It needs major changes and support to get back on track.
Rio Olympics 2016 Qualifier: Can Indian pugilists make Baku event a memorable one?
Rio Olympics 2016 Qualifier: Can Indian pugilists make Baku event a memorable one?
Only one Indian boxer has so far made the cut for the Olympics.
World Olympic Qualifying Tournament: Last throw of the dice for Indian men boxers
World Olympic Qualifying Tournament: Last throw of the dice for Indian men boxers
The Indian boxing contingent has always had a strong representation at the Summer Olympics.
Shiva Thapa clinches silver at Olympic boxing qualifiers, Devendro Singh bows out
Shiva Thapa clinches silver at Olympic boxing qualifiers, Devendro Singh bows out
Both the Indian pugilists lost on the final day of the Asia/Oceania Olympic qualifying tournament.
Mary Kom fails to qualify for Rio 2016 in China
Mary Kom fails to qualify for Rio 2016 in China
She suffered a semi-final exit at the AIBA Asian and Oceanic Olympic boxing qualification event to Ren Canan
MC Mary Kom in semi-finals at Rio 2016 qualifier
MC Mary Kom in semi-finals at Rio 2016 qualifier
Among the men, Laishram Devendro Singh and Shiva Thapa have also both made the semis at AIBA Asian and Oceanian Olympic qualifiers in China.
India's female boxers shine at Rio 2016 qualifiers
India's female boxers shine at Rio 2016 qualifiers
Indian pugilists are at the AIBA Asian and Oceanian Olympic qualifiers in Qianin, China to book a spot in the Olympic Games in Rio.
12th South Asian Games: Devendro Singh enters men's 49kg category semis
12th South Asian Games: Devendro Singh enters men's 49kg category semis
Devendro thrashed Tashi Wangdi of Bhutan
The exit of Devendro Singh in the opening round World Boxing Championship was hugely surprising
The exit of Devendro Singh in the opening round World Boxing Championship was hugely surprising
Understanding ace boxer Devendro Singh's shocking exit from the World Championships and his chances for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
World Boxing Championship: Indian boxers have their work cut out
World Boxing Championship: Indian boxers have their work cut out
Faced with new rules that make it tougher to qualify for the Olympics, Indian boxers will have to put in a Herculean effort in the ongoing AIBA World Boxing Championships.
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