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Akhil Kumar (Akhil Kumar)

Last Updated: 19 May, 2022 | Views: 60

Age: 41

Profession: Boxer

Other Profession(s): Boxer Bantamweight

Net Worth: $1-5 Million

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
27 Mar, 1981
Birth Country
Birth State/Province
Uttar Pradesh
Birth District
Birth Sign

About Akhil Kumar

About (Profile/Biography)

Akhil Kumar is a boxer from India who has won many national and international boxing championships. He uses an "open guarded" boxing technique. For his successes in international boxing, the Indian government awarded him the Arjuna Award in 2005. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India selected Akhil Kumar and Mary Kom as national viewers for boxing in March 2017.


In 1999 – Akhil first participated in the 6th YMCA Junior International Boxing Championship and won a gold medal.

In 2004 – He earned second place at the 1st AIBA Asian 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Guangzhou, China.

In 2005 – He took part in the 4th Commonwealth Federation Boxing Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, and won the gold medal.

In 2006 – Akhil won a gold medal in the Bantamweight 54 kg division at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

In 2008 – In the quarterfinals of the AIBA World Cup 2008 held in Moscow, Akhil defeated Marcel Schinder of Germany by 15-6. There was a tie in the semifinals, 4-4, but the judges gave the match to his rival. Akhil won the bronze medal.

Achievements and Awards

In 2005 – Akhil was honored with the Arjuna award.

In 2012 – He was assigned to the Arjuna Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Selection Committee.

In 2013 – Akhil was appointed to the Bhim Award Selection Committee.

Unknown Facts

Akhil won the Best Boxer award three times during his boxing career and collected 12 gold, one silver, and four bronze medals.

He is a Haryana Police Service cadre member who is presently working as Deputy Superintendent of Police.

Physical Stats

In Centimeters 168cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In Feet & Inches 5'6"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 74 kg
In Pounds 163 Ibs
Eye Colour
Dark Brown
Hair Colour

Family Details

Poonam Beniwal
Shambhavi Mishra

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