Amit Panghal emerged as a World Championships silver medallist. © United World Wrestling
Amit Panghal emerged as a World Championships silver medallist, the primary from India on the age of 23 on Saturday. Coming from a humble background, Amit Panghal made his nation proud together with his historic achievement on the World Boxing Championships. Amit Panghal’s nationwide coach recalled how he was pissed off with the boxer throughout his coaching days earlier. Even the pugilist from boxer accepted the claims made by his nationwide coach and stated, he lacked persistence. Panghal additionally stated the coaches was livid with him resulting from his method.
“Oh, we used to be so frustrated with him. He wouldn’t come back from leave on time, wouldn’t show up for training on time. But then he had this amazing eye-catching game, we just couldn’t have given up on him despite the indiscipline,” recalled nationwide coach CA Kuttappa.
“It’s true, I used to leave the camp on weekends (off days), I just didn’t have the patience. The coaches used to be furious at me but then that was me at that time. We just didn’t have enough chhutti (holidays) and I was always tempted to make the most of whatever I could manage,” Amit Panghal informed PTI in a telephonic chat.
With Panghal clinching the first-ever silver medal within the World Championships for India, the nation recorded six medals within the marquee event, which incorporates 5 bronze.
Final yr, Panghal had clinched a gold medal within the Asian Video games and a silver within the Commonwealth Video games.
(With PTI inputs)
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