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Indian boxer Amit Panghal secures top spot in AIBA World Men’s Ranking 2020 in 52kg category; Manju world’s second best boxer in Women’s ranking

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Indian-Boxer-Amit-Panghal-Ranked-NoOn July 06, 2020, The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has released the world rankings 2020 for women’s and men’s boxing, as per which Indian amateur boxer & World championships silver medallist Amit Panghal (24) has been ranked first in the world ranking of men’s elite of 52 kg weight category with a total of 1300 points. At the same time, Manju Rani has got the second place in women’s rankings in 48 kg with 1175 points.

Key Highlights:

i.Panghal took the top spot by overtaking Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan.He is the only Indian boxer in the current rankings in both categories (men and women) to be at the top rankings.

ii.Earlier in February 2020, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Boxing Task Force released the world rankings, with Amit Panghal finishing first due to AIBA’s disbandment.

Here’s the list of other Indian boxers in AIBA World Ranking(Top 5):

Men’s ranking

Player NameRank Category Points
Kavinder Bisht4th56kg750

Women’s Ranking

Player NameRank Category Points
Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom3rd51kg1550
Jamuna Boro5th54kg650
Sonia Lather4th57kg1100
Lovlina Borgohain3rd69kg1300

About AIBA:  
Headquarters– Lausanne, Switzerland
Interim PresidentDr Mohamed Moustahsane