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Vijender gets through the defences of Zulpikar Maimaitiali

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Indian boxer Vijender Singh in action against the Chinese boxer Zulpilkar Maimaitiali during their 'Battleground Asia', in Mumbai.

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Indian boxer Vijender Singh and Chinese boxer Zulpilkar Maimaitiali during their weigh-in and face-off for the 'Battleground Asia', in Mumbai.

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Vijender Singh, WBO Asia Pacific Super Middle Weight Pro Boxing Champion at a press conference to announce his being chosen as brand ambassador for a cement company in New Delhi.

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Boxer Vijendra Singh during the launch of 'Battleground Asia' in Mumbai.

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Indian boxer Vijendra Singh and Chinese boxer Zulpikar Miamiatiali during the launch of 'Battleground Asia' in Mumbai

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Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Vijay Goel with Chief Minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh and cricketer Mohammad Kaif, boxing star Vijender Singh at the installation of a big size Football Balloon in the inner circle of Connaught Place to promote FIFA Under-17 World Cup, in New Delhi.

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Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim 'Insan' appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make cow the 'National Mother of India'. Also seen are BJP leader Manoj Tiwari and Boxer Vijender Singh at the premier of Rahim's film 'Jattu Engineer'.

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Indian boxing star Vijender Singh celebrates after beating Francis Cheka of Tanzania during the Proboxing match, in New Delhi.

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Indian boxing star Vijender Singh fights with Francis Cheka of Tanzania during the Proboxing match, in New Delhi.

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Indian boxing star Vijender Singh (L) and Francis Cheka, current intercontinental Champion during a news conference on the eve of their fight, in New Delhi.

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Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh celebrates after beating Australia's Kerry Hope and won the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Championship at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New Delhi.

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Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh hits his opponent Australia's Kerry Hope during the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Championship 'Title Fight' at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New Delhi.

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Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh celebrates win over his French opponent Matiouze Royer at Manchester Arena, England. This was Singh's fifth consecutive win.

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Olympic medal winning boxer Vijender Singh after signing a multi-year promotional agreement with Queensberry Promotions at a press conference in London.

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Actor Ayushman Khurana and boxer Vijender Singh pose during 'Wings for Life World Run' in Gurgaon.

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Boxer Vijender Singh during a cleanliness drive as part of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' in New Delhi.

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Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar with CRPF officer, R K Singh, Olympic wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt and Boxer Vijender Singh during a flag-off ceremony of CRPF Half Marathon- Run for Unity as a part of the 75th Raising Day celebration at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

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Boxer Vijender Singh clicks picture of actor Aamir Khan during the launch of nationwide cleanliness campaign, the 'Swachh Bharat Mission' by the Prime Minister at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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England's gold medallist Antony Fowler (2L)poses with India's silver medalist Vijender Singh (L) and bronze medalists, Zambia's Benny Muziyo and Northern Ireland's Connor Coyle during the medal ceremony for the Men's Middle (75kg) Final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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India's Vijender Singh with silver medal after medal ceremony for the Men's Middle(75kg) Final at SSE Hydro during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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India's Vijender Singh , right, in action against Northern Ireland's Connor Coyle, in the Men's Middle (75kg) Semi-final 1 boxing match, at the SECC, during the Commonwealth Games 2014, in Glasgow.

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Vijender Singh celebrates victory against Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron Prince after their Men's middle weight quarterfinal during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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India's Vijender Singh (L) and Kiribati's Kometa Andrew Kir in action at the Men's middle 75kg weight boxing round match of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Sandeep Singh, Jai Bhagwan Singh, Krishna Poonia, Ashwini Ponnappa, Gautam Gambhir, Yogeshwar Dutt, Vijender Singh and other sports personalities at the 'Wings of Life Run' press conference in New Delhi.

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Boxer Vijender Singh during an interview in New Delhi.

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Working out in a practice session

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Boxer Vijender Singh, chained and shackled, take part in a new PETA campaign cruelty to animals in circus, in New Delhi.

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Boxer Vijender Singh reacts after losing his quarterfinal match against Uzbekistan's Abbos Atoev at the Olympic Games in London.

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Indian boxer Vijender Singh during the quarterfinal match against Uzbekistan's Abbos Atoev at the Olympic Games in London.

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Uzbekistan's Abbos Atoev, right, defeats India's Vijender Singh in a middleweight 75-kg quarterfinal boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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Vijender, left, reacts after defeating the United States' Terrell Gausha in a men's middle weight 75-kg boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. Singh inched closer to an unprecedented second successive Olympic medal by entering the middleweight (75kg) quarterfinals with a thrilling one-point triumph over American Terrell Gausha at the ExCel Arena.

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Boxer Vijender Singh celebrates after a victory over Kazakstan's Dan Suzhanov during their 75 kg bout of the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Boxer Vijender Singh celebrates after a round victory over Kazakstan's Dan Suzhanov during their 75 kg bout of the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh blesses medal-hopeful boxer Vijender Singh who along with four other boxers met him at his residence in Chandigarh, ahead of the London Olympics.

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India will be sending its biggest boxing team yet for London Olympics. Six have made it, Shiva Thapa (18, youngest ever), Vijender Singh among others. Three more still with a chance.

Boxer Vijender Singh with his wife Archana poses for photographs after their marriage in New Delhi.

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Boxer Vijender Singh receives the Samsung 'Most Valued Performance Award Winner' from president and CEO of Samsung South-West Asia J.S. Shin during a function in New Delhi.

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Asiad gold medallist boxer Vijender Singh (left in the centre) and silver medallist Dinesh being felicitated at village Bamla in Bhiwani Gurgaon.

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Indian pugilist Vijender Singh shows his gold medal after he won in the men's 75kg boxing final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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India's Vijender Singh (right) celebrates after defeating Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov in the men's 64kg boxing final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Indian pugilist Vijender Singh celebrates with his coach and officials after beating Iran's Mohammad Sattarpour during the semifinal bout of the men's 75kg category boxing event of the 16th Asian Games at Foshan Gymnasium in Gunagzhou, China.

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Vijender Singh, right, punches Anthony Ogogo of England during the men's 75kg category boxing semifinals during the Commonwealth Games at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. Vijender, who was leading 3-0, was twice penalized for clinging leading to England's controversial win by 4-3.

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Indian boxer Vijender Singh carries the Queen's Baton into the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium during the opening ceremony for the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

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Boxer Vijender Singh, center, and other athletes spend time in the games room at the Commonwealth Games athletes' village in New Delhi.

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Boxer Vijender Kumar remained the world No. 1 the whole of 2010. He failed to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games but won the gold at the Asian Games. The win was remarkable because he took on two-time world champion Abbos Atoev of Uzbekistan in the final and won 7-0 – despite boxing with a dislocated thumb. *** Vijender Singh The world No. 3 is a hot bet for gold

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Indian boxers pose for a photo with their trophies and medals at Commonwealth Boxing Championship. World number one Vijender Singh made a clean sweep in the finals to win the overall team title at the fifth Commonwealth Boxing Championships.

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The country's second highest civilian awards, Padma Vibhushans, were announced for six Indians among a total of 130 Padma awards announced today that include 43 Padma Bhushan and 81 Padma Shri, including 13 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs, with 17 ladies. The photo shows, top row, from left to right, the Padma Vibhushan awardees: Theatre personality Ebrahim Alkazi, mridangam' Carnatic artist Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman, actor and theatre personality Zohra Segal, former RBI Governor Y V Reddy, Nobel laureate of Indian origin Venkatraman Ramakrishnan and Apollo hospital chief Pratap Reddy. The Middle row shows 6 of the 43 Padma Bhushan awardees: Music maestros Ilaiyaraaja and A.R. Rahman, actor Aamir Khan, dancer Mallika Sarabhai, journalist Fareed Zakaria and NRI hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal. The bottom row shows six of the 81 Padma Shri winners: filmstar Rekha, noted academic Professor Sheldon Pollock, boxer Vijender Singh, cricketer Virender Sehwag, noted industrialist Anu Aga and ace badminton player Saina Nehwal

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar confers the 'Outstanding Performance in Other Sports 2008-09 (Boxing) Award' to Olympics Bronze medalist Vijender Singh, in Mumbai.

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Olympic and World Championship bronze medallist Vijender Singh has achieved yet another first for Indian boxing by becoming the world's top-ranked pugilist, with 2700 points, in the middle weight (75kg) category.

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Chairman, AITF, MS Bitta presents Shaheed Bhagat Singh Award to boxer Vijender Singh on the 102nd birth anniversary celebration of Bhagat Singh in Patiala.

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Vijender Kumar
Got India's first Olympics medal in the boxing, a bronze, with some very impressive bouts in Beijing. Two of his teammates, Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar, also reached the quarterfinals, proving that India is now a force to reckon with in international boxing. Akhil and Jitender were two of the four bronze-medallists at the World Cup in Moscow in November, the other two being Dinesh Kumar and A.L. Lakra. Also See: A Bronze, Then

Celebrations continue for the Beijing Olympics bronze medallists Sushil Kumar and Vijender Kumar. The two at a felicitation function, organised by Karnataka Olympic Association in Bangalore.

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Aug 26, 2008
Not to forget though that it was India's best Olympics ever. The golden boy is not in the frame, but this is the moment for the bronze-boys to show off their metal. Here they stand, wrestler Sushil Kumar and boxer Vijender Kumar with the President

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