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Jun 12, 2021

Olympic series: All India Radio brings you a story about India’s boxer Vikas Krishna

With less than 50 days to go for Tokyo Olympic Games, Indian sportspersons are leaving no stones unturned to give their best performance at the games. Today in Olympic series, All India Radio brings you a story about India’s 69-kg category boxer Vikas Krishna.

Indian boxers have been performing well in Olympics Games. During Tokyo Olympics, nine Indian boxers have gained the quota, including four women and five men boxers. Vikas Krishna, born on 10th February, 1992 in Hisar Haryana, is an experienced fighter who has more than 10 years of brilliant boxing career. He made the nation proud by winning gold medals in 2010 Asian Games and 2018 Commonwealth Games. Vikas led India for the first time during 2012 London Olympic. After Vijender Singh, he is only the second Indian boxer to have earned the Olympic quota three times. Vikas will try to improve his 2016 Rio Olympics quarter final finish and win a medal this time. He said that he joined boxing due to encouragement by his father.
Vikas shared thoughts on his coaching and previous Olympic experiences.
Whole country’s wishes and expectations are with Vikas Krishna, that he will be able to register his name among the medals tally for India.

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