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Vikas Krishan Yadav Biography

Vikas Krishan Yadav is an Indian male boxer who won a gold medal in the 2010 Asian Games in the Lightweight category. He also has the prestigious Arjuna award, India's second highest sporting award, to his name. Yadav was born in Singhwa Khas village in Hisar district. Following his migration to the city he joined the Bhiwani Boxing Club. Later, he received training in the Army Sports Institute at Pune. Yadav's professional debut was in 2010 at the Asian Youth Boxing Championships where he was conferred with a gold medal. The same year, he won another gold in the 2010 Youth World Amateur Boxing Championships at Baku in the Lightweight category, defeating Evaldas Petrauskas of Lithuania and later in August, a bronze medal in the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics at Singapore in Lightweight category, after being defeated by Petrauskas. In November he won another gold in the finals of the 2010 Asian Games Lightweight category, making it his third consecutive gold medal of the year. At the 2012 Olympics Yadav lost out to Errol Spence by two points.

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Vikas Krishan to get best boxer award at AIBA anniversary
Vikas Krishan to get best boxer award at AIBA anniversary
India's Vikas Krishan will be presented the best boxer award by AIBA for his performances in 2016.
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.
Why India should not be disappointed with the medal tally from Rio 2016
Why India should not be disappointed with the medal tally from Rio 2016
Even if India's medal count is zero at the end of Rio 2016, there is no reason to feel humiliated.
Vikas crashes out in Olympic boxing quarters
Vikas crashes out in Olympic boxing quarters
Rio Olympics 2016 Boxing India: Vikas Krishan bows out in the quarterfinals against Bektemir Melikuziev of Uzbekistan
Rio Olympics 2016 Boxing India: Vikas Krishan bows out in the quarterfinals against Bektemir Melikuziev of Uzbekistan
The Indian boxer put up a good show but the Uzbek pugilist proved to be too good in the men's middleweight quarter-final at Rio 2016.
Vikas crashes out in Olympic boxing quarters
Vikas crashes out in Olympic boxing quarters
Can Vikas Krishan overcome his biggest challenge at Rio 2016 and ensure India a medal?
Can Vikas Krishan overcome his biggest challenge at Rio 2016 and ensure India a medal?
If Vikas wins today, a medal for India is assured. However, as he says himself, it would probably also mean gold!
Rio Olympic Boxing: Can Vikas Krishan go the 'Vijender' way in Rio?
Rio Olympic Boxing: Can Vikas Krishan go the 'Vijender' way in Rio?
Another win for Vikas Krishan would see him become only the third boxer in Indian history to win an Olympic medal.
Rio Olympics 2016, 15th August schedule: TV listings and live stream info for Indian athletes at the Games
Rio Olympics 2016, 15th August schedule: TV listings and live stream info for Indian athletes at the Games
Schedule for the Indian athletes on Day 10 of the Rio Olympics 2016.
Rio Olympics 2016, Boxing India: Vikas Krishan out-boxes Onder Sipal to qualify for the Quarterfinals in the Men's 75kg category
Rio Olympics 2016, Boxing India: Vikas Krishan out-boxes Onder Sipal to qualify for the Quarterfinals in the Men's 75kg category
Vikas Krishan pulls off yet another thoroughly professional performance to progress further in Rio
Indian boxers run into trouble with Olympic organizers over jersey
Indian boxers run into trouble with Olympic organizers over jersey
Both Vikas Krishan and Manoj Kumar have been given a warning about not having 'India' written behind their jerseys.
Rio Olympics 2016, Boxing India: Vikas Krishan Yadav defeats Charles Conwell in Men's 75kg weight category
Rio Olympics 2016, Boxing India: Vikas Krishan Yadav defeats Charles Conwell in Men's 75kg weight category
Vikas Krishan won the bout by unanimous decision.
Rio Olympics 2016, Boxing: Analyzing Vikas Krishan’s Medal Hopes at the Games
Rio Olympics 2016, Boxing: Analyzing Vikas Krishan’s Medal Hopes at the Games
Can Vikas Krishan fight against the odds to win Olympic gold?
Rio Olympics 2016, Boxing: Analysing India's medal chances at the Games
Rio Olympics 2016, Boxing: Analysing India's medal chances at the Games
Looking at the 3 Indian boxers who could return from Rio with medals around their necks
Vikas Krishan: 7 things to know about the Indian boxer
Vikas Krishan: 7 things to know about the Indian boxer
All you need to know about Rio Olympian Vikas Krishan
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