Pinki Rani Jangra is a flyweight Indian boxer from Hisar, Haryana. Pinki is known as the ‘Giant Killer’ because of her accomplishments in boxing. She was awarded Gold medals during the 2011 National Games of India as well as the 2013 and the 2014. National competitions of Flyweight (51kgs) division.
She was the bronze medalist at the Commonwealth Games in 2014. Pinki also took home an award of gold at the President’s Cup International Boxing in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia in the year 2015. Pinki was the only Indian boxer who won an award of gold during the Arafura Games.
|Full Name||Pinki Rani Jangra|
|Date of Birth||28 April, 1990|
|Coach||Raj Singh and Anoop Kumar|
|Parent||Krishan Kumar and Prem Devi|
Pinki was a household name to people who do not watch boxing after she beat London Olympic Games bronze medalist and six-time World Champion Mary Kom in the National Boxing Championship 2009 and Commonwealth Games 2014 qualification trial.
Pinki also defeated 5 times Asian Champion and World Champion Laishram Sarita Devi at the National Games and National Boxing Championship 2011.
Pinki Rani Jangra was the winner of her first Federation Cup Women Boxing Championship that was held in Erode, Tamil Nadu in 2009. In the same year, she also won the Gold in the N.C. Sharma Memorial Federation Cup Women Boxing Championship, Nainital.
The S.H.N.C. Sharma Memorial Federation Cup Women Boxing Championship, Uttarakhand in 2010-11, Pinki bagged the gold. She repeated her heroics at the ninth Senior Women Haryana State Boxing Championship, Panipat, in the year 2010.
At the 10th Senior Women Haryana State Boxing Championship that was which was held at Mehandergarh, Jangra won Gold in the year 2011. Jangra won another gold medal at this year’s 7th Senior Women North India Boxing Championship, Himachal Pradesh. She also won gold in the fourth Inter-Zonal Women National Boxing Championship in Visakhapatnam in 2012.
The boxer was awarded gold at the 34th National Games which were held in Jamshedpur in the year 2011. In November 2012, at the 13th Senior Women’s National Boxing Championship in Guwahati she took home the Gold.
2014 was a great season for the Nationals where she took home two gold medals. The first was took place at the All India Inter-Railway Boxing Championships, Agra in March and the second in the 1st Monnet Women Elite National Boxing Championship in Raipur. In 2015, she repeated her feats during the All India Inter-Railway Boxing Championship, Bilaspur, by bagging another Gold in February of 2015.
1.India Open Boxing Tournament, New Delhi, Gold in 2018
- 22nd President’s Cup Open International Tournament, Palembang, Indonesia, Gold in 2015
- 8th Women’s AIBA World Boxing Championship, South Korea, Quarterfinalist in 2014
- XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Bronze in 2014
- 3rd Nations Cup, Serbia, Silver in 2014
- 6th Asian Women’s Boxing Championship, Mongolia, Silver in 2012
- Arafura Games, Darwin, Australia, Gold in 2012
- India- Srilanka duel boxing championship, Srilanka, Gold in 2010.
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