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After injury in Tokyo, Vikash Krishan aims for yet another Olympics

  • With the experience of three Olympics behind him, the dream of an Olympic medal continues to drive the Haryana boxer
After injury in Tokyo, Vikash Krishan aims for yet another Olympics(AP)
After injury in Tokyo, Vikash Krishan aims for yet another Olympics(AP)
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 10:00 PM IST
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Vikas Krishan undergoes shoulder surgery after Olympic heartbreak

  • Indian boxer has undergone a surgery to fix the injury which will keep him out of action for the next three months.
Vikas Krishan was knocked out in the first round at the Tokyo Olympics. (Getty Images)
Vikas Krishan was knocked out in the first round at the Tokyo Olympics. (Getty Images)
Published on Aug 08, 2021 11:47 PM IST
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Tokyo Olympics: Indian boxer Vikas ousted, loses opening bout to Japan's Okazawa

Tokyo Olympics: The 29-year-old Krishan sustained a cut below his left eye in the high-voltage clash, which, according to team sources, he competed with a shoulder niggle.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Men's Welterweight - Last 32 - Kokugikan Arena - Tokyo, Japan - July 24, 2021. Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa of Japan in action against Vikas Krishan of India(REUTERS)
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Men's Welterweight - Last 32 - Kokugikan Arena - Tokyo, Japan - July 24, 2021. Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa of Japan in action against Vikas Krishan of India(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 24, 2021 04:42 PM IST
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Tokyo Olympics: Vikas Krishan form guide - Strengths, weaknesses, recent results

  • After Mary Kom and Vijender Singh, Vikas Krishan will only become the third Indian boxer to take part in the three Olympics. Before he begins his campaign, take a look at his his strengths, weaknesses, and form guide.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vikas Krishan form guide - Strengths, weaknesses, recent results.(Reuters)
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vikas Krishan form guide - Strengths, weaknesses, recent results.(Reuters)
Updated on Jul 23, 2021 12:15 AM IST
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Tokyo 2020: Vikas Krishan, ready to give as good as he gets

  • Ahead of Vikas Krishan's third Games, the 69kg boxer sees a better balance and stronger left punch as the route to medal.
Vikas Krishan during practice.
Vikas Krishan during practice.
Published on Jul 17, 2021 09:04 PM IST
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By Abhishek Paul, New Delhi

Tokyo Olympics: Indian boxers train in Italy ahead of departure- See Pictures

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom trains in Assisi, Italy ahead of the Indian boxers' departure for the Tokyo Olympics.(SAI) 5
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom trains in Assisi, Italy ahead of the Indian boxers' departure for the Tokyo Olympics.(SAI)
Updated on Jul 23, 2021 10:29 AM IST
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Indian boxing team cleared for Asian Championships in Dubai

  • The Asian meet was originally scheduled in Delhi but was shifted to Dubai due to the raging pandemic in India.
Indian pugilist Vikas Krishnan (file photo) among other boxers will travel to Dubai for the championships.(Getty Images)
Indian pugilist Vikas Krishnan (file photo) among other boxers will travel to Dubai for the championships.(Getty Images)
Published on May 18, 2021 10:05 PM IST
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I am going to show the world how boxing is an art: Vikas Krishan

With the Olympics in close sight, the 28-year-old believes that it will be third time lucky for him and wants to clinch the gold for the country after a successful Olympic qualification campaign.
Updated on Dec 30, 2020 03:50 PM IST
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New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com

Vikas Krishan gets SAI nod to train in US

SAI has approved his training in the US till November 30 and also sanctioned Rs 17.5 lakh for the stint. Vikas, who competes in 69kg category currently, is an Asian and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist.
Vikas Krishan(Action Plus via Getty Images)
Vikas Krishan(Action Plus via Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 09:56 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Mission Olympics: Vikas Krishan prefers US Pro bouts to National camp in Patiala

Vikas is currently training in Bengaluru’s Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) with another professional boxer and close friend Neeraj Goyat after being asked to leave NIS Patiala for alleged violation of COVID-19 quarantine norms, later deemed unintentional.
File image of Vikas Krishan.(Action Plus via Getty Images)
File image of Vikas Krishan.(Action Plus via Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 01:47 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Boxer Vikas Krishan ‘pro training’ himself for Tokyo Olympics

The 28-year-old has started his training in isolation at the Inspire Institute of Sport in Vijayanagar. Krishan took the professional route in 2018, but was back for the Tokyo Olympics qualifier this year and made the cut.
India's Vikas Krishan Yadav and Zambia's Benny Muziyo compete in the Men's 75kg category quarterfinals boxing bout at the Commonwealth Games 2018.(PTI)
India's Vikas Krishan Yadav and Zambia's Benny Muziyo compete in the Men's 75kg category quarterfinals boxing bout at the Commonwealth Games 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 28, 2020 11:38 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Avishek Roy

India men’s boxing camp shifted to IIS, Manish Kaushik aggravates injury

Tokyo Olympics-bound boxers to train in JSW institute, Vikas Krishan, Ashish reach centre.
India's Vikas Krishan Yadav(PTI)
India's Vikas Krishan Yadav(PTI)
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 11:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy

BFI nominates Amit Panghal, Vikas Krishan for Khel Ratna

The BFI has nominated world bronze-winning trio of Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Simranjit Kaur (64kg) and Manish Kaushik (63kg) for the Arjuna awards.
Amit Panghal(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Amit Panghal(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 01, 2020 06:13 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

India achieve record quota haul in boxing for Tokyo Olympics

This is India’s highest-ever haul of Olympic quotas, surpassing the eight they had earned at the 2012 London Games.
World Championships bronze medallist Manish Kaushik (63kg) won a historic ninth Tokyo Olympic quota for India(Twitter)
World Championships bronze medallist Manish Kaushik (63kg) won a historic ninth Tokyo Olympic quota for India(Twitter)
Updated on Mar 11, 2020 09:40 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

Injured Vikas Krishan forced out of Asian Qualifiers final; ends with silver

Vikas Krishan sustained a cut on his left eyelid in the second round of the bout before claiming a split decision victory. He, along with seven other Indians, secured a Tokyo Olympics ticket by making the semifinals of the ongoing qualifiers
Vikas Krishan (69kg) after his victory against Ablaikhan Zhussupov of Kazakhstan.(PTI)
Vikas Krishan (69kg) after his victory against Ablaikhan Zhussupov of Kazakhstan.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 11, 2020 11:26 AM IST
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Amman, Jordan | By Press Trust of India

Vikas Krishan enters quarters of Asian Olympic Qualifiers

Krishan came into the event after claiming a gold medal at the South Asian Games in December last year. The SAG was his first amateur event after an undefeated stint in the professional circuit.
File image of Indian pugilist Vikas Krishnan.(Getty Images)
File image of Indian pugilist Vikas Krishnan.(Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 11:23 PM IST
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Amman | By PTI

Vikas packs a different punch

One of India’s top boxers, Krishan knows he could be fighting in his last Olympics and didn’t want to take a chance. On Monday, Krishan booked his spot for the first Olympic qualifiers in Wuhan, China from February 3-14 after winning the national selection trials in Ballari, Karnataka.
File image of Vikas Krishnan.(Action Plus via Getty Images)
File image of Vikas Krishnan.(Action Plus via Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 31, 2019 02:03 PM IST
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Bengaluru | By Avishek Roy

Vikas, Pinki win gold as India finish boxing campaign with 16 medals at 13th SAG

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Krishan, who also won the bronze at the 2018 Asian Games, completed his comeback in style with a resounding 5-0 win over Pakistan’s Gul Zaib in 69kg.
Vikas Krishan at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Action Plus via Getty Images)
Vikas Krishan at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Action Plus via Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 10, 2019 10:08 PM IST
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Kathmandu | By Press Trust of India

Vikas Krishan to fight second pro boxing bout at Madison Square Garden

The six-round super welterweight bout is on the undercard for the keenly-anticipated WBO welterweight title clash between Terence Crawford and British star Amir Khan.
A file photo of Vikas Krishan (IND).(Action Plus via Getty Images)
A file photo of Vikas Krishan (IND).(Action Plus via Getty Images)
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 06:17 PM IST
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New York | By Press Trust of India

Khelo India Youth Games: Mary Kom ward Babyrojisana Chanu rules the ring

Babyrojisana Chanu has a close link to Mary Kom as she trains in her Imphal academy. On Friday, she defeated Assam’s Saraswati Boro 5:0 in the final.
Babyrojisana Chanu in action during the Khelo India Youth Games.(HT Photo)
Babyrojisana Chanu in action during the Khelo India Youth Games.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 08:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhishek Paul

Boxer Vikas Krishan set for pro debut in US on January 18

Vikas’ bout will be a six-round contest and mark his foray into the pro circuit after signing up with the legendary Bob Arum’s Top Rank Promotions.
File photo Vikas Krishan.(Action Plus via Getty Images)
File photo Vikas Krishan.(Action Plus via Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 06:52 PM IST
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No point wasting govt money, if I can’t win Olympic medal: Vikas Krishan

The resilient 26-year-old from Hisar, Haryana, braved the injury to win the match by a split decision. However, Vikas had to withdraw from the semi-finals because of the injury and settled for a bronze.
Men's middleweight boxing bronze medalist's India's Krishan Vikas stands on the podium at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.(AP)
Men's middleweight boxing bronze medalist's India's Krishan Vikas stands on the podium at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.(AP)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 01:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Paul

Asian Games 2018: Amit Panghal beats Olympic champion to win 49kg Boxing gold

Amit Panghal overcame reigning Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov to clinch the 14th gold medal for India at the Asian Games 2018.
India's Amit Panghal (in blue) gestures after defeating Uzbekistan's Hasanboy Dusmatov at Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
India's Amit Panghal (in blue) gestures after defeating Uzbekistan's Hasanboy Dusmatov at Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 01, 2018 01:32 PM IST
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Asian Games 2018: Boxer Amit Panghal in men’s light flyweight final

Amit prevailed 3-2 in a draining contest to make the finals after Vikas Krishan (75kg) had to withdraw from his last-four bout owing to an eye injury sustained in the pre-quarters.
India's Amit Panghal (Blue) won 3:2 on points.(PTI)
India's Amit Panghal (Blue) won 3:2 on points.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 11:47 PM IST
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Jakarta | By IANS

Asian Games 2018: Gritty Vikas advances to semis, assured of 3rd consecutive Asiad medal

The Indian stood out for his sheer grit against the more imposing and faster Tanglatihan. Vikas held his own despite the cut above his eye opening up in the very first round.
Vikas Krishan overcame a jittery start to enter the semis. (FILE IMAGE)(Action Plus via Getty Images)
Vikas Krishan overcame a jittery start to enter the semis. (FILE IMAGE)(Action Plus via Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 29, 2018 04:08 PM IST
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Jakarta | By Press Trust of India

Asian Games 2018: Six boxers get bye into pre-quarters, Sonia Lather in quarterfinals

Sonia Lather (57kg) made the quarters without a fight to be just one win away from fetching a medal at the Asian Games 2018, where M C Mary Kom picked up the lone boxing gold in the last edition.
Vikas Krishan was handed a bye into the boxing pre-quarterfinals at Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Vikas Krishan was handed a bye into the boxing pre-quarterfinals at Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 10:48 PM IST
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Jakarta | By Press Trust of India

Asian Games 2018: History-chasing Vikas Krishan feels no pressure

Should Vikas Krishan achieve the feat in Jakarta, he will surpass, at least in medal count, a certain legend who went by the name of Hawa Singh and Vijender Singh, who now plies his trade in the professional circuit after being a trailblazer in the amateur arena.
Vikas Krishan is aiming to become India’s first boxer with three back-to-back Asian Games medals.(AFP)
Vikas Krishan is aiming to become India’s first boxer with three back-to-back Asian Games medals.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 03:53 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

2018 Commonwealth Games boxing: MC Mary Kom, Gaurav Solanki lead India’s medal rush

MC Mary Kom won gold after beating Kristina O’ Hara of Northern Ireland in the finals of the women’s 48 kg boxing final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday. Gaurav Solanki won gold in the men’s 52 kg boxing category, while Vikas Krishan won the men’s 75kg gold
India's Mary Kom poses with her gold medal after beating Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in their women's 45-48kg final boxing match during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Oxenford Studios venue on the Gold Coast on April 14, 2018.(AFP)
India's Mary Kom poses with her gold medal after beating Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in their women's 45-48kg final boxing match during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Oxenford Studios venue on the Gold Coast on April 14, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 08:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant

2018 Commonwealth Games: Boxer Vikas Krishan to turn professional this year

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan said he is now fully prepared to go ahead with his long-held ambition turning professional by the end of this year, immediately after guaranteeing himself a 2018 Commonwealth Games medal.
India's Vikas Krishan Yadav celebrates after beating Zambia's Benny Muziyo in the Men's 75kg category quarterfinals boxing event at the Commonwealth Games 2018 at Oxenford Studios in Gold Coast on Wednesday.(PTI)
India's Vikas Krishan Yadav celebrates after beating Zambia's Benny Muziyo in the Men's 75kg category quarterfinals boxing event at the Commonwealth Games 2018 at Oxenford Studios in Gold Coast on Wednesday.(PTI)
Published on Apr 11, 2018 01:08 PM IST
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Mary Kom needs one win to secure medal on CWG debut

Mary Kom has been pitted against Scotland’s Megan Gordon in the quarterfinals of the 48kg category at Commonwealth Games 2018, which will take place on April 8. The 35-year-old Mary is the favourite to claim the gold in a draw which features only eight boxers
Indian boxing contingent (L-R) Pinki Rani Jangra, Mary Kom, Sarita Devi Laishram and Lovlina Borgohain during the country's flag-hoisting ceremony at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast.(PTI)
Indian boxing contingent (L-R) Pinki Rani Jangra, Mary Kom, Sarita Devi Laishram and Lovlina Borgohain during the country's flag-hoisting ceremony at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 06:29 PM IST
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