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Manoj Kumar Biography

Manoj Kumar Kaltagdia is an Indian boxer who won a gold medal in the light welterweight division at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. He competed World Championship in 2009, losing 4-5 to Brazilian Myke Carvalho in the first round. Two years later he picked up a bronze medal in the 2007 Asian Boxing Championship and another one in the 2009 Czech Grand Prix. 2007 proved even more fruitful for Manoj as he raked in gold medal at the YMCA International Boxing Tournament. He has previously won a Gold medal in YMCA Boxing Tournament in 2004 and a silver medal in the YMCA Boxing Tournament, 2003. Though he didnt proceed beyond the quater finals of the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, he managed to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. At the Olympic games, Manoj lost his pre-quarterfinal bout against world number 1 Tom Stalker of Great Britain in a controversial manner. [edit] Commonwealth Games 2010

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Indian boxers clinch 8 medals at 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem in Czech Republic
Indian boxers clinch 8 medals at 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem in Czech Republic
India does us proud at the Czech Republic boxing tournament after bagging 8 medals.
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.
Devendro, Manoj advance on action-packed Day 2 of boxing nationals
Devendro, Manoj advance on action-packed Day 2 of boxing nationals
Devendro, Manoj advance with contrasting wins at boxing nationals
Devendro, Manoj advance with contrasting wins at boxing nationals
India at Rio Olympics: Thin silver lining in largely dark clouds
India at Rio Olympics: Thin silver lining in largely dark clouds
10 most unforgettable moments from the Rio Olympics for an Indian fan
10 most unforgettable moments from the Rio Olympics for an Indian fan
The Games finally came to an end with a dazzling ceremony, leaving us with memories and lots of analysis to do.
Rio 2016: Despite failing to win a medal, India's boxers deserve our applause
Rio 2016: Despite failing to win a medal, India's boxers deserve our applause
India's boxing team have done well enough to get as far as they have in the competition with the facilities and coaching they have received.
Rio Olympics: Spirited Dipa lights up dismal day (Intro Roundup)
Rio Olympics: Spirited Dipa lights up dismal day (Intro Roundup)
Rio Olympics 2016 Boxing India: Manoj Kumar bows out in the round of 16 against Fazliddin Gaibnazarov of Uzbekistan
Rio Olympics 2016 Boxing India: Manoj Kumar bows out in the round of 16 against Fazliddin Gaibnazarov of Uzbekistan
Manoj Kumar loses to Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the Elimination Round of 16 Men's 64kg category
Rio Olympics 2016, 14th August schedule: TV listings and live stream info for Indian athletes at the Games
Rio Olympics 2016, 14th August schedule: TV listings and live stream info for Indian athletes at the Games
Schedule for the Indian athletes on Day 9 of the Rio Olympics 2016.
Rio Olympics 2016 India Boxing: Manoj Kumar riding high after superb win
Rio Olympics 2016 India Boxing: Manoj Kumar riding high after superb win
Manoj now faces a tough opponent in Fazliddin Gaibnazarov of Uzbekistan.
Indian boxing contingent embroiled in jersey controversy at Rio
Indian boxing contingent embroiled in jersey controversy at Rio
Brother made me believe that hard work can trump natural talent: Manoj Kumar
Brother made me believe that hard work can trump natural talent: Manoj Kumar
The 30-year old will now face Uzbekistan's Fazluddin Gaiznazarov in round 2.
Manoj Kumar and Deepika Kumari shone for India while you were sleeping
Manoj Kumar and Deepika Kumari shone for India while you were sleeping
Both were almost flawless in their respective matches that went on deep into the night for Indians.
Rio Olympics 2016, Boxing India: Manoj Kumar upsets Evaldas Petrauskas in Men's 64kg, qualifies for the round-of-16
Rio Olympics 2016, Boxing India: Manoj Kumar upsets Evaldas Petrauskas in Men's 64kg, qualifies for the round-of-16
Manoj will now face Fazliddin Gaibnazarov of Uzbekistan in the round-of-16.
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